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Zinc Oral Drops (1mg/drop)

Clinicians Zinc Oral Drops is a high potency, well tolerated liquid form of Zinc for cost effective flexible dosing for all age groups. Zinc is an important trace mineral essential for healthy hormone production, immune function, skin health and growth and repair.

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Zinc Oral Drops (1mg/drop) Description

Zinc Oral Drops Benefits

  • Zinc is an important trace mineral for all New Zealanders due to soil depletions
  • Zinc is an essential trace mineral and is a component in over 200 known enzymes in the body
  • Zinc is a powerful antioxidant and helps protect against free radical damage
  • Zinc supports the body with wound healing, sensory function, sexual function and skin health
  • Supports healthy immune system function during susceptible times
  • Zinc is essential for the proper action of hormones such as insulin, growth hormones and the sex hormones in both males and females

Zinc Oral Drops Features

  • High potency zinc in liquid format for enhanced absorption and utilisation in the body
  • Well tolerated form of zinc suitable for a wide range of age groups including children
  • Zinc sulfate provides a quality form of zinc
  • Liquid format provides cost effective flexible dosing
  • Well tolerated
  • Can be taken alongside conventional medicines
  • Suitable for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding

Active Ingredients

Active Ingredient in 1 drop:

Ingredients Strength Unit
  Zinc (from zinc sulfate)    1  mg

 

Also Contains:  purified water, citric acid, sodium citrate and potassium sorbate.

No added: gluten, dairy, yeast, sugar, artificial colours, sweeteners, flavours or preservatives.

 

Recommended Dose:

Mix with water or juice.

Adults: up to 11-15 drops per day.

Children and adolescents (9-18 years): up to 8-15 drops per day.

Children (4-8 years): up to 5-12 drops per day.

Children (1-3 years): up to 3-7 drops per day.

(NB: highest daily dose reflects safe tolerable upper level for each age or the maximum permissible over-the-counter dose in New Zealand (15mg)).

Age

Dietary Reference Intakes

(recommended daily intake)

 

 

Children 1-3 years

3mg

 

Children 4-8 years

5mg

 

Children 9-13 years

8mg

 

Males 14-18 years

11mg

 

Males 19 years +

11mg

 

Females 14-18 years

9mg

 

Females 19 years +

8mg

 

Pregnancy 14-18 years

12mg

 

Pregnancy 19 years +

11mg

 

Lactation 14-18 years

13mg

 

Lactation 19 years +

12mg

 

 

Contraindications & Cautions

Zinc competes with copper for absorption. Other minerals (most notably calcium and iron) can adversely affect zinc absorption if supplemented at high doses. If you are taking high doses of other individual minerals defer zinc supplementation to a different time of day.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding: Clinicians Zinc Oral Drops is well tolerated and considered suitable to use during these times, use under health professional supervision to ensure appropriate dosing.

More Information

You may wish to take a multi vitamin alongside Clinicians Zinc Oral Drops to fill dietary gaps and ensure adequate daily intakes of key nutrients to support everyday health and wellbeing. If you want to test your Zinc levels visit your local Clinicians stockist and ask to try our Clinicians ZincTest Solution.

The beneficial effects of zinc are extensive due to the fact that zinc is involved in over 200 enzymes and biological processes in the body. Zinc is found in every cell in the body and is essential for the proper action of many hormones in the body, such as insulin, growth hormone and the sex hormones in both men and women. In men zinc supports male sex hormones, prostate health and fertility. Zinc is essential for protein production to support growth, repair and wound healing. Adolescents and the very young can use up their zinc stores during rapid growth spurts.
 Although severe zinc deficiency is rare, marginal deficiencies are common due to poor dietary choices and zinc being deficient in New Zealand soil. The elderly, adolescents and the young being more at risk. Zinc deficiency may present as white spots on finger nails, loss of sense of taste and smell, poor night vision, delayed wound healing, skin problems and an increased susceptibility to infection.

 

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