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Centrum Active Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplement 30 Tablets is specially formulated with essentials nutrients that support an active body and mind. It helps with mental performance, physical endurance, energy release, immunity and skin health.
Centrum Active Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplement Tablets 30
Category D: combination product multivitamin/herbal. This leaflet tells you about Centrum® active tablets. Proprietary name: Centrum active (tablets). 1. What Centrum active contains: Centrum active is a scientifically formulated daily multivitamin with elevated levels of B-vitamins#, iron, antioxidants and ginseng to help support a healthy, active body and active mind. * No SA NRV established. ** According to the nutrient reference values regulations published 1 March 2010. *** Panax ginseng extract. #Compared to Centrum regular formulation. Suitable for lactose intolerance. Gluten-free. GMO-free. Does not contain caffeine. 2. What Centrum active is used for: Below is a breakdown of the role of the ingredients in Centrum active: B-vitamins for energy and cognitive function: B-vitamins are involved in energy metabolism. They play a well-known and critical role in the metabolic conversion of proteins, fats and carbohydrates to energy. B-vitamins are water-soluble and must be replaced daily. Deficiencies may result in fatigue, malaise and lethargy. Thus, the requirement is linked to energy metabolism and will be increased by factors that increase the rate of energy utilization e.g. exercise. It is also important to note that because the brain is the most metabolically active part of the body requiring a high demand for energy, micronutrients (including B-vitamins like pantothenic acid) are essential for playing a key role in cognitive function as well as energy production. Centrum active has been developed with elevated levels of B-vitamins# to support and replenish the daily needs of individuals that expend extra energy through higher levels of physical activity. Iron for energy, metabolism and cognitive function: Iron is an essential nutrient that functions as a component of a number of proteins, including enzymes and haemoglobin - the latter being important for the transport of oxygen to tissue throughout the body for metabolism. Iron contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and cognitive function. Zinc for cognitive function: Zinc is a vital nutrient for the proper growth and development of the human body and plays a role in normal cognitive function. Antioxidants for mental function/performance and immunity: Antioxidant micronutrients including beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, selenium, zinc and manganese play a key role in helping to neutralise the harmful effects of free radicals. Since the brain undergoes significant free radical damage, replacing antioxidants on a daily basis can play a key role in reducing free radical damage, which has been implicated in cognitive or brain function. Studies have also shown that supplementation with antioxidant micronutrients can play a critical role in maintaining immune competence and enhancing immunity. Vitamins A and C, biotin and beta-carotene for healthy skin: Skin condition and function are affected by environmental factors such as ultraviolet (UV) irradiation, free radicals, toxic/allergic compounds, mechanical damage and also by factors such as genetic predisposition, immune status, hormone status and stress. Consequently, the skin undergoes alterations resulting in photoaging, inflammation, reduced immune function, skin imbalances and skin disorders. Nutrition is important for skin functioning and attractiveness. Optimization of the diet may not only prevent skin disorders but may improve skin condition. The antioxidants vitamin C, E and carotenoids (including beta-carotene) have been effectively used as dietary supplements to protect against sunburn. Vitamin A has an important role in skin health. Layers of cells known as epithelial cells cover all body surfaces. The epithelial tissue on the outside of the body is the skin. Vitamin A helps to maintain the normal structure and function of the epithelial cells found in the skin, lungs, trachea, gastrointestinal tract and other mucous membranes. Biotin is said to contribute to healthy skin, hair and nails. Ginseng for mental function and energy enhancement: Each Centrum active tablet contains 200 mg panax ginseng extract. Current science appears to support a safe and positive, synergistic effect between ginseng and vitamin/mineral supplementation with respect to energy enhancement. Ginseng is said to increase physical performance by increasing oxygen supply (improved muscular oxygen utilisation) and vitality in the body. Studies evaluating effects on energy, stamina and stress suggest that the addition of ginseng to a multivitamin formulation may be more effective in improving one's quality of life when subjected to the stress of high physical and mental activity. Improvements to mental day-to-day functioning, mood and well-being were observed. Energy release: Includes B-vitamins plus iron to help support daily energy needs. Immunity: Contains antioxidants important to the normal function of the immune system. Healthy skin: With vitamins A and C, beta-carotene and biotin for healthy skin. Mental performance: With ginseng, antioxidants, pantothenic acid, iron and zinc to help maintain a healthy, active mind. Physical endurance: Includes ginseng, B-vitamins and iron to help maintain physical energy. 7. Presentation of Centrum active: Centrum active is packed in white HDPE bottles with a child-resistant cap in counts of 30 tablets into a carton, with an insert. This container is sealed with a tamper-evident foil for your safety. Please do not use if the foil is broken. 8. Identification of Centrum active: Centrum active is a dark orange, oval, capsule-shaped film-coated tablet. It is engraved with a 'C' on the unscored side and with a 'G' on the left and '4' on the right of the bisect on the scored side. 10. Date of publication: 14 May 2014. For more health benefits, visit www.centrum.co.za. Active and busy lifestyles mean that high levels of energy are expended in everyday physical and mental activities. Centrum® active is a scientifically formulated daily multivitamin with elevated levels of B-vitamins#, as well as iron, antioxidants and ginseng to help support a healthy. Active body and active mind. Centrum® guardians: Centrum®'s social responsibility initiative, the Centrum® guardian project, brings recognition to and rewards the amazing efforts of the brave men and women of the Emergency Rescue Services of South Africa. www.centrumguardian.com. Marketed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Tel: 0860 Pfizer (734 937).
Quantity in pack:
Active body, active mind. Mental performance. Physical endurance. Energy release. Immunity. Healthy skin. With ginseng. Centrum®. Multivitamin/multimineral supplement. Active. Complete from A to Zinc®. 30 tablets.
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you. Centrum active is available without a doctor's prescription, for your use as a nutritional supplement. Nevertheless, you still need to use Centrum active carefully to get the best results from it. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information or advice. You must see a doctor if you experience troubling symptoms. 4. How to take Centrum active: Centrum active is formulated for use in adults only (18 years and older). Adults: take one (1) tablet once a day with food. Exceeding the daily dose is not recommended. Nutritional supplements cannot replace a balanced diet. To open: first press cap down firmly, then turn. 6. Disposing of Centrum active: Do not store in a bathroom. Do not use after the expiry date stated on the label/carton. Return all unused medicine to your pharmacist. Do not dispose of unused medicine in drains or sewerage systems (e.g. toilets).
The Other Ingredients are: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Modified Food Starch, Glucose Syrup, Sodium Ascorbate Crystalline, Corn Starch, Gelatin (Bovine), Sucrose, Silicon Dioxide, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Trisodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Maltodextrin, Corn Syrup, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Crospovidone, Magnesium Stearate, Stearic Acid, Syloid, Orange Dye, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Talc, Macrogol, Titanium Dioxide and Lecithin (Soya).
I have been using centrum for the past two years and recently switched to Active, however haven't experienced much difference.