Zinc is important in the normal function of the oil glands in the skin and it helps in wound healing. It also helps maintain levels of vitamin A in the body.
Zinc and vitamin A work together as anitoxidants in the skin, making them potentially useful for acne treatment, wound healing and other skin conditions.
Blackmores Bio Zinc contains magnesium and vitamin B6 which are involved in, along with zinc, the normal production of prostaglandins (which are important lipid compunds in the body).
It also contains nutrients which are important for the health of the prostate.
Active IngredientsActive Ingredients Per Blackmores Bio Zinc Tablet : Zinc amino acid chelate 74.5 mg equivalent to elemental zinc 14.9 mg Magnesium phosphate 90 mg Manganese amino acid chelate 20 mg equivalent to manganese 2 mg Vitamin A (Retinyl acetate 860 mcg) 2500 IU Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride) 50 mg
WarningsThe recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 2500IU. When taken in excess of 8,000 IU vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor or pharmacist. Always read the label. Use only as directed.
If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours. Zinc and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of these medications.