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Beneficial forSupporting immunityImproving resistance to infectionAntioxidant protectionSupporting recovery Key and unique featuresProvides 500mg of Ester-C® together with 500mg of Echinacea for additional immune benefitsEster-C® is absorbed twice as fast compared with ordinary vitamin C1,2 (ascorbic acid), increasing its effectiveness and activityEspecially suitable for children and those who find difficulty in swallowing tabletsTasty chewable tablet IngredientsEach chewable tablet provides:Ester-C® (Calcium Ascorbate - Threonate Complex) 500mgEchinacea purpurea Herb Juice conc.Equiv. Echinacea purpurea Herb Fresh 500mg DosageAdults: One to two tablets chewed three or four times daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.Children: Five to ten years: Chew one tablet up to twice daily or as directed by your healthcare professional. Precautions Always read the label. Use strictly as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional. High doses may cause reversible loose bowels or diarrhoea.Vitamin C in doses of 1g and above increases the bioavailability of ethinyloestradiol in oral contraceptives. This can be important if vitamin C is suddenly discontinued and may lead to breakthrough bleeding or even contraceptive failure. Women on oral contraceptives and taking high doses of vitamin C should be advised to reduce vitamin C levels gradually over several days to avoid a breakthrough bleed.