Vitality Zinc Tabs 100s contributes to the maintenance of immune function and normal hair, skin, nails, bones and vision. It is an essential element in nutrition and helps the body metabolise carbohydrates, fats and proteins. It contributes to normal fertility andreproduction. Zinc also contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER TABLET:
Zinc (from Zinc gluconate) 25 mg
Methyl hydroxybenzoate 0,33 % m/m
Propyl hydroxybenzoate 0,33 % m/m
Available in 100’s Take one tablet per day with a meal or as directed by your healthcare professional. WARNINGS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Do not exceed the recommended dosage unless on the advice of your healthcare professional.
Prolonged use of high doses of zinc supplements leads to copper deficiency with associated sideroblastic anaemia and neutropenia. It is recommended that you always follow directions and discontinue use should you notice or experience any undesirable side effects.
Consult your doctor or registered healthcare professional for advice on taking this product if you have any medical conditions or if taking medications for any illness.
Zinc absorption may be reduced by iron supplements, penicillamine, phosphorus-containing preparations and tetracyclines. Zinc may reduce the absorption of copper, fluoroquinolones, iron, penicillamine and tetracyclines.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:
Zinc requirements are increased during pregnancy. Consult your doctor or registered healthcare professional for advice.
No information is available regarding safety. Consult your doctor or registered healthcare professional for advice.
Frequent: Gastrointestinal disturbances such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, gastric irritation and gastritis.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
In acute overdosage zinc salts are corrosive, due to the formation of zinc chloride by stomach acid. Treatment consists of giving milk or alkali carbonates and activated charcoal. Discontinue use and consult a doctor or other registered healthcare professional immediately.