Vitamin C is an important nutrient for humans that cannot by synthesised in the body. Vitamin C 1000 Plus provides 1g of vitamin C in a low acid form to support healthy immune system function.
Vitamin C and zinc support prostate and reproductive system health in males. They also maintain sperm health and motility.
Vitamin C supports blood vessel, blood capillary and bone health.
Vitamin C and zinc help connective tissue formation and maintain skin health.
Zinc is an important trace mineral that is involved in over 300 chemical reactions in the body. A diet high in plant foods can impact zinc absorption. Vitamin C 1000 Plus contains 8mg of zinc to support wound healing and metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fats.
Vitamin C 1000 Plus contains antioxidants that reduce free radicals in the body.
Vitamin C forms part of the antioxidant network, helping to regenerate vitamin E.
Vitamin C supports the absorption of dietary iron.
Adults and children over 12 years - Take 1 tablet, one to three times a day, with food, or as directed by your health professional.
• Caution with chemotherapeutic agents – evidence regarding the use of vitamin C in conjunction with chemotherapy treatment is still emerging. Use only under medical supervision.
• Caution with warfarin and anticoagulant/antiplatelet medication – high dose vitamin C may theoretically increase bleeding risk. Monitor.
• Caution with aluminium based antacids – vitamin C increases the amount of aluminium absorbed.
Separate dose by 2 hours.
• Caution with NSAIDs, cephalexin, penicillamine and quinolone antibiotics and tetracycline antibiotics. Zinc forms complexes with these drugs, reducing the absorption of both. Separate dose by 3 hours.
• Caution with amiloride (diuretic) – drug reduces zinc excretion and can lead to zinc accumulation.
• Vitamin C can reduce the absorption of cyanocobalamin (B12). Separate dose by 2 hours.
• Use in caution if there is a history of renal impairment or renal calculi (kidney stones) as vitamin C (ascorbic acid) may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi.
• Caution in iron overload conditions, such as haemochromatosis, an vitamin C can increase iron absorption.
• Zinc may cause mild gastrointestinal side effects when taken on an empty stomach (usually only seen in higher doses).
• Cold & Flu Strike
• Elderberry Echinacea & Olive Leaf
• Mushroom 5 Complex
• Quercetin Complex