Zincofer tablet Food & Dietary supplement
■Iron functions in the body: Iron is necessary for haemoglobin formation and plays a vital role in delivering oxygen to the cells. Not having enough of iron leads to iron-deficiency anaemia.
■ Zinc functions in the body: Zinc is an eaaential element of nutritionn and it is a constituent of many enzyme systems and is present in all tissues and it is necessary for wound healing , immune systems , normal growth , fertility and conception.
■Vitamin C functions in the body: Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant and is essential for the synthesis of collagen and intercellular material and enhances iron absorption significantly.
■ Features of iron deficiency: Fatigue , irritation , anxiety , depression , palpitations , pallor , breathlessness , chest pain exercise intolerance. ■ Features of zinc deficiency: Groeth retardation , immune disorders and susceptibility to infections , delayed sex maturation , hair loss , fatigue sleep disturbances , anorexia , skin lesions , impaired taste and smell senses. ■ The advantages of using Zincofer: Treatment or prophylaxis of iron deficiency anaemia , more capable of doing physycal activities , feeling well and healthy , removing signsof zinc deficiencies and better user compliance.
■ Iron and zinc absorption: Iron can reduce zinc absorption only at a very high ratio of iron to zinc and in aqueous solution which are not the cases in this preparation and long-term iron supplementation is not considered to impair zinc status. Dosage and administration: Adults: 1 tabler a day. For higher doses consult with your physician. During pregnancy and breast-feeding consult with your physician about the dosage and the duration of therapy. Zincofer is best taken 1 hours after meal.
■ Adverse effects: Gastrointestinal side effects due to zinc include abdominal pain , dyspepsia , nausea , vomiting , diarrhoea , gastric irritation and gastritis. These are common if tablet is taken on an empty stomach.
■ Storage: Store in below 30°C and keep it out of the reach of children.
■ Precautions: If you are taking chamical drugs, before using this product consult with your physician. the absorption of the iron component of Zincofer will be reduced when taking certain medicines such as Tetracyclines , Pancreatin and Penicillamine. such potential interactions can be decreased by separating consuming of them by several hours. Packaging: Zincofer tablets are available in 15-number blisters and 30-number boxes and each tablet contains 18mg of iron II 15mg of zinc and 100mg vitamin C.