Zincovit is generally prescribed as a supplement for various cases like recovery after illness, fatigue or general weakness, anorexia, acne, anemia, vitamin / mineral deficiency, hair loss etc.
Zincovit is marketed by Apex. Apex is branded formulations player who pioneered the introduction of Zinc in the pharmaceutical formulations in India. The company is brand leader in nutraceuticals and dietary supplements in India.
You have been prescribed Zincovit as you may be suffering from poor immunity, anemia, acne , anorexia hairloss, general weakness or may be recovering from illness.
Anemia : It is caused by below normal levels of Haemoglobin in the blood which causes weakess, hairloss, pale skin, etc. Haematinics (medicines that increase Hb level in blood), are usually prescribed along with multivitamin and multimineral supplements.
Acne: It is a skin disorder caused due to faulty food or bowel habits. Normally affects teenage boys and girls, however adult acne is also seen post 35-40 yrs of age. Nutritional deficiencies are also found to be causing acne which need supplementation.
Fatigue/ weakness: Usually occurs when energy expenditure is high than production in the body. Energy requirements change with different stages, more so in varied patient groups like in elderly, teens, pregnant women etc. Hence, nutritional supplements are prescribed to promote for extra energy production.
As directed by the Physician
As directed by the Physician
Adverse Reactions/ Side Effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Zincovit Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious.
Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away:
Drowsiness or confusion
Warnings and Precautions
Before using Zincovit Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Administration of folic acid alone is improper therapy for pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias in which vitamin B12 is deficient
Avoid alcohol consumption, especially if having alcoholic cirrhosis
Avoid alcohol intake while treating with niacin
Avoid taking in empty stomach
Consult a doctor if you have chronic kidney disease, under-active thyroid or skin cancer
Difficulty in breathing
Do not overdose
Hypersensitivity to Zincovit Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Zincovit Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Allergic to selenium
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Zincovit Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Zincovit Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Zincovit Tablet.