Douglas Zinc Lozenges 100lozs

Douglas Zinc 100lozs

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Douglas Zinc Lozenges supply bioavailable zinc, sweetened with sorbitol and flavored with natural orange extracts. Each tablet contains 10mg of elemental zinc in the form of zinc citrate. Zinc is an essential trace element involved in most major metabolic pathways and has important functions in maintaining immune function, healthy skin, and tissue formation. Numerous studies support the fundamental role of zinc in normal immune response in humans.

Immune cells must be able to rapidly divide in order to respond to daily challenges. Like all rapidly dividing cells, immune cells depend on adequate amounts of dietary zinc. Similarly, zinc is required to maintain healthy skin as a component of matrix metalloproteinases. These enzymes break down matrix proteins, including collagen and elastin, which helps in skin remodeling and repair.

NPN: 80032476

  •  Helps to maintain immune function
Zinc (zinc citrate) 10 mg.

Non-Medicinal Ingredients:
Sorbitol, magnesium stearate, citric acid, stearic acid, and natural orange flavor.
Adults: Take 1 lozenge 1-5 times daily. Adolescents  14 - 18 years old: Take 1 lozenge 1-3 times daily. Adolescents  9 - 13 years old: Take 1 lozenge 1-2 times daily. Children 4 - 8 years old: Take 1 lozenge once daily. Take with food, a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Allow dissolving completely in the mouth.
Zinc supplementation can cause a copper deficiency. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are unsure whether you are taking enough copper. Do not use if the seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.