Jamieson's Wild Cherry Zinc Lozenges provide highly bioavailable zinc citrate, which is easily absorbed by the body. Specially formulated with Vitamin C, Vitamin D and echinacea, Wild Cherry Zinc Lozenges enhance the immune system's virus-fighting power and help maintain optimal health. They dissolve quickly so the body can readily absorb the active ingredients, which provide quick relief from cold and flu symptoms.
Tasty, natural and wild-cherry flavoured, these lozenges help reduce the duration and severity of cold symptoms.
Serving Size: 1 lozenge
Quantity: 30 lozenges
Zinc 5 mg (Zinc Citrate); Vitamin C 50 mg (Ascorbic Acid); Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 2.5 mg/110 IU.
Non-Medicinal Supporting Nutrients: Echinacea angustifolia extract.
Excipients: Sorbitol, Fructose, Natural Wild Cherry Flavour, Cellulose, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate.
Drug Interactions: Doxycycline, Minocycline, Tetracycline hydrochloride — zinc may reduce effectiveness. Take zinc at least two hours after ingesting these medications.
Nutrient Depletions: Diuretics, ethambutol, penicillamine, sodium valproate — zinc intake in the elderly may be sub-optimal and, if compounded with certain drugs, can lead to mild or even moderate zinc deficiency.
Breastfeeding may deplete maternal zinc stores, resulting from a greater need for zinc during lactation. Alcohol decreases the absorption of zinc and increases loss of zinc in urine. Diarrhea causes zinc loss. Those who have had gastrointestinal surgery or who have digestive disorders that result in malabsorption, such as sprue, Crohn’s disease and short bowel syndrome, may lack zinc.
Warnings and Precautions: Zinc supplementation can cause a copper deficiency.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Echinacea should not be used on an indefinite, continuous basis. Echinacea is well tolerated by most people and Echinacea use is usually without side effect. Allergic reactions have been reported in people who are allergic to other members of plants in the daisy family (daisy, marigold, ragweed).
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