Vita-C Tablets

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Guinea pigs cannot produce their own vitamin C, so they must have it supplemented in their
diet. Vitamin C is essential for collagen production and immune system maintenance. Without
it, they are at risk for diseases such as scurvy. Vita-C Tablets provide vitamin C, plus other
essential vitamins to keep your guinea pigs in optimum health.

Vitamin C is required for many processes in the body such as collagen production (a
component in bones, skin, ligaments and blood vessels) and immune system maintenance.
Guinea pigs cannot produce their own vitamin C and must consume it in their diet.
Scurvy is a nutritional disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C in the diet. Symptoms of
scurvy may include loss of appetite, depression, lameness, poor coat condition, sore joints,
and nasal discharge. Prevention of scurvy is simple by providing the correct levels of vitamin
Vita-C Tablets have been formulated to supplement the diet of guinea pigs with vitamin C as
well as a range of other vitamins. Vita-C Tablets are easily added to water and maintains the
required amount of vitamin C throughout the day.
Vitamin C supplementation is not necessary for guinea pigs that are fed Cavy Origins.

Add 1 soluble tablet to 500mL of drinking water.
Change water daily.
May be used in conjunction with other dietary supplements. Vitamin C supplementation is
not required if guinea pigs are being fed Cavy Origins.


Store below 30°C (room temperature), out of
direct sunlight. Protect from moisture.


3 years from date of manufacture

150 mg Vitamin C
500 IU Vitamin A
250 µg Vitamin B1
600µg Vitamin B2
2.5 mg Vitamin B3
600 µg Vitamin B5
200µg Vitamin B6
120 µg Vitamin B9
60 IU Vitamin D3
1.25 mg Vitamin E
500 µg Vitamin K