Contraindications (a condition which makes a particular treatment or procedure possibly inadvisable):
- Allergy to any of the additives
- End stage Renal disease
- G6PD deficiency
- Uncontrolled serum glucose above 300 mg/dL (16.7 mmol/L)
- Cardiac arrhythimias
- Decreased renal function
- Metal storage diseases: In the presence of hemochromatosis or Wilson disease, regular monitoring is recommended. Exacerbation of those conditions might necessitate discontinuation of IV C.
- Iron overload because of a history of frequent transfusion.