ImmunPro

ImmunPro

Manufacturer:

UNILAB, Inc

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Sodium ascorbate, zinc sulfate monohydrate.
Description
Each film-coated tablet contains: Sodium Ascorbate (Vitamin C) 500 mg and Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate (equivalent to 10 mg elemental Zinc) 27.5 mg.
Action
This nutritional supplement contains vitamin C and zinc.
Vitamin C and zinc together help the body's natural defense against damaging free radicals (antioxidant effect) and help boost immune function. Free radicals are highly reactive and unstable chemicals generated during normal body activities that require oxygen (e.g., respiration, digestion, blood circulation, immune system response, increased physical activity, etc.) and after exposure to UV light, cigarette smoke and various pollutants. One major effect of zinc is on the ability of cells to properly replicate their DNA, which is required for cells to multiply. Hence, zinc is needed for normal growth, cell renewal and cell repair. Vitamin C and zinc also function as cofactors of enzymes involved in collagen formation and synthesis. Collagen provides strength and elasticity to the skin and helps promote faster wound healing.
Important functions of vitamin C and zinc: See table.

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Indications/Uses
This nutritional supplement is for the treatment and prevention of vitamin C and zinc deficiencies.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Dose: Orally, one tablet once a day. Or, as directed by a doctor.
Missed Dose: If the patient miss the dose for the day just take the next dose and the subsequent doses at the usual recommended schedule, i.e., once a day.
Do not double the dose unless recommended by a doctor.
If the patient has taken more than the recommended dosage, consult a doctor.
Overdosage
Vitamin C: Prolonged intake of vitamin C in excess of 2 g/day may lead to nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and nose bleeds.
Zinc: Rare occurrences of acute zinc poisoning have been reported. The toxicity signs observed after ingestion of high zinc doses (4 to 8 grams) include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, metallic taste, and lethargy (sleepiness).
Contraindications
If the patient is allergic to any component of the product.
Special Precautions
Ask a doctor before use if the patient is on a sodium restricted diet. Each tablet contains 65 mg of sodium (as sodium ascorbate).
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Consult a physician if any adverse effects occurs.
Adverse Reactions
Vitamin C: Vitamin C is usually well tolerated. However, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal cramps, fatigue, flushing, insomnia, and sleepiness have been reported with high doses of vitamin C, particularly ascorbic acid (i.e., 1 g or more daily).
Zinc: Gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea and vomiting are seen with doses of elemental zinc greater than 40 mg.
Drug Interactions
The amount of nutrients in the product is not expected to interact with food or other medicines.
ATC Classification
A11JB - Vitamins with minerals ; Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
FC tab (light peach, biconvex, elliptical, plain on both sides) 100's.
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