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Zinplex Mineral Supplement 60 Tablets is formulated with a range of special, skin-strengthening ingredients to help combat pimples, acne, eczema and cold sores. Its immune boosting properties can even help combat colds and flu.
Zinplex Mineral Supplement 60 Tablets
Proprietary name and dosage form: Zinplex® (tablets). Composition: Zinc picolinate (equivalent to 9.5mg elemental zinc) - 50mg. Selenium - 20µg. Pharmacological classification: A 32.2 other. Indications: A nutritional complementary mineral supplement containing zinc and selenium. Zinc is an essential element of nutrition. It is a constituent of many enzyme reactions and is present in all tissues. Zinc assists with the maintenance of rapidly-dividing tissues such as the skin, the immune system and the intestinal mucosa. (Ref. 1). Selenium is an essential trace element and is an integral part of the enzyme system glutathione peroxidase; this enzyme protects intracellular structures against oxidative damage. (Ref. 2). Selenium may help protect against cancers of the lung, colon, rectum and prostate. (Ref. 4). Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Interactions: The absorption of zinc may be reduced by calcium (milk), iron supplements, penicillamine, phosphorus-containing preparations of tetracyclines. Zinc supplements may in overdose reduce the absorption of copper, fluoroquinolones, iron, penicillamine and tetracycline. (Ref. 1). Pregnancy and lactation: The safety of this preparation in pregnancy and lactation has not been established. Known symptoms of overdosage and particulars of its treatments: Most frequent adverse effects of zinc salts administered by mouth are gastrointestinal and include abdominal pain, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, gastric irritation and gastritis. (Ref. 1) These symptoms are greatly reduced through the use of Zinplex® (zinc picolinate). Overdosage of selenium has been associated with hair loss, nail changes, diarrhoea, dermatitis, garlic odour of breath, fatigue and peripheral neuropathy. (Ref. 2). Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Identification: Off white tables with a breakline on one side. Presentation: 60 tablets per pack. 10 tablets packed in a blister strip. 6 strips packed in a carton box. Or 120 tablets per 90m1 securtain bottle with a sealed blue cap. Registration number: 029160. Name and business address of the holder of the certificate of registration: The house of Zinplex® (Pty) Ltd. 332 Alwyn Street, Waltloo Ext 1, Pretoria. Republic of South Africa. Date of publication of this package insert: August 2008. Reference: 1. Martindale, the complete drug reference, 33rd edition, page 1398. 2. Martindale, the complete drug reference, 33rd edition, page 1375. 3. Goodman & gilmans, the pharmacological basis of therapeutics, 10th edition, page 1747. 4. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 24 December 1996. Zinplex is a unique combination of zinc picolinate and selenium. Zinc and selenium are anti-oxidants that promotes a healthy immune system and are involved in the body's enzymatic reactions. It is necessary for the normal functioning of all body organs and could prevent minor skin disorders, acne, eczema, cold sores and to minimize the common colds. Deficiency of selenium may play a role in diseases as diverse as cancer, heart diseases and arthritis. Zinc and selenium has a strong potential for improving the mental status and well being of HIV persons. Zinplex, zaps, zits! Zinplex is necessary for a healthy immune system and is also required for skin problems such as acne, eczema, shingles, sore throats, cold sores, sun blisters and could assist with vaginal thrush. Zinplex keep's the hair, nails and skin in top form. Natures own antibiotic. E-mail: [email protected] Web page: www.zinplex.co.za. Proudly South African.
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Zinplex™. An excellent form of amazing minerals. Zinc picolinate 50mg selenium 20µg. Mineral supplement 60 tablets.
Dosage and directions for use: (Ref. 1, 2 & 3). Therapeutic dosage: 16 years +: 3 tablets 3 x per day for 10-15 days. Maintenance dosage: 3 tablets daily. Therapeutic dosage: children 5-15 years: 2 tablets 3 x per day for 10-15 days. Maintenance dosage: 1-3 tablets daily. Children dosage: 5-15 years: 1-3 tablets daily.