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Ascorbic acid +zinc consolidates the powers of vitamin C and the miracles of zinc. It gives two fold expanded protection from colds and infections, and shortens the illness time frame. It is also an antioxidant supplement.

Ascorbic acid can prevent cancers by searching and killing free radicals. It forestalls lipid perioxidation because of toxins of smoking and infection. It also creates collagen, a connective tissue protein of the body that is important for growth and development.

Zinc is likewise an antioxidant that protects the cells from oxidative harm. Zinc takes part in protein digestion, improves sex drive and fertility in men. It also shortens the duration of infections.

Ascorbic acid + zinc is used in the following:

  • Prevention and treatment of vitamin C deficiency and to support a healthy immune system
  • Hastens wound healing and increases body resistance to severe infections and common colds
  • Prevents growth retardation, immune dysfunction, delayed sexual maturation, anorexia, diarrhea anddelayed wound healing
  • Management of stress andfatigue

Do not give Ascorbic acid + zinc to people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

Ascorbic acid + zinc may have the following side effects:

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Hyperoxaluria on high doses andprolonged use of vitamin C


Ascorbic acid + zinc may interact with the following medicines:

Symptoms of overdose include the following:

  • Increased thirst or urination
  • Severe stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Black and tarry stools
  • Changes in menstrual periods
  • Weight loss
  • Severe headache
  • Severe back pain
  • Rapid pulse
  • Confusion

Seek medical help immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Activo Gold
  • Ad-C Plus

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