Ad-C Plus

Ad-C Plus

Manufacturer:

Gruppo Medica

Distributor:

Zuellig

Marketer:

InterMed Marketing
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Ascorbic acid, zinc.
Description
Each capsule contains ascorbic acid 500 mg and zinc (as elemental) 15 mg.
Action
AD-C Plus combines the power of vitamin C and the wonders of zinc. AD-C Plus provides double defense in increasing resistance to colds and infection, and shortening the illness period. AD-C Plus delivers double offense against harmful effects of smoking pollution and alcohol. AD-C Plus has a double influence in energy production for healing and management of stress and fatigue related to diseases.
Vitamin C is a widely known antioxidant that protects the cell by scavenging and neutralizing free radicals. It prevents lipid perioxidation due to toxins of smoking and pollution. Vitamin C is essential in the synthesis of collagen, a connective tissue protein of the body necessary for the formation and maintenance of tooth and bone matrix and for the growth and repair of body tissue, gums and blood vessels. Vitamin C assists in the production of neurotransmitters to relieve stress and functions in converting amino acids to substances needed for normal brain and nerve endings.
Zinc is also an antioxidant that protects the cell membranes from oxidative damage. Zinc participates in protein metabolism, improves sex drive and fertility in older men. Zinc regulates activities of genes for growth and development, and has been known to shorten the duration and severity of malaria, pneumonia and common colds.
Indications/Uses
Useful in the prevention and treatment of vitamin C deficiency and to support a healthy immune system. AD-C Plus also hastens the healing of wounds and help increase body resistance to severe infections and common colds. It also meets the increased vitamin C requirements during pregnancy and lactation, in alcoholics, smokers, athletes and elderly, in individuals with infectious diseases and chronic illness and those undergoing operations and dental surgery. AD-C Plus contains zinc for the prevention of growth retardation, immune dysfunction, delayed sexual maturation, anorexia, diarrhea and delayed wound healing. Management of stress and fatigue.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 cap daily or as recommended by a health professional.
Symptoms of Vitamin C deficiency intake can lead to scurvy. Scurvy is associated with a defect in collagen synthesis that is apparent by the failure of wounds to heal, defects in tooth formation and rupture of capillaries which leads to numerous petechiae. Secondary symptoms accompanying scurvy include anemia, infections and metabolic disturbances.
In children and adults, vitamin C deficiency may also cause weakness, vague muscle and joint pains, loss of weight, bleeding gums, gingivitis, loosening of the teeth and minute hemorrhages under the skin.
Signs of Zinc Deficiency: Growth retardation, hair loss, diarrhea, delayed sexual maturation and impotence, eye and skin lesions, loss of appetite and delayed healing of wounds.
Special Precautions
Large doses of vitamin C should be given with care to patients with hyperoxaluria.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
AD-C Plus also meets the increased vitamin C requirements during pregnancy and lactation.
Storage
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C, away from direct sunlight.
ATC Classification
A11GB - Ascorbic acid (vitamin C), combinations ; Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Cap 100's.
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