Combination of vitamin C, thiamine, and hydrocortisone beneficial for the treatment of sepsis and septic shock after cardiac surgery

Summary A combination of vitamin C, thiamine (vitamin B1), and hydrocortisone was investigated in 24 patients with septic shock after cardiac surgery. The participants were divided into two groups: group 1 received a placebo, and group 2 received a combination of the mentioned micronutrients. After 4 days, the required vasopressor dose (medication that tends to…