Zincovit is a multi-vitamin supplement formulation with some essential minerals and vitamins including Zinc, generally used to treat conditions such as immune deficiency disorders among other ailments. Get to know how Zincovit works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Zincovit is not suggested.
Zincovit composition and mechanism of action
Zincovit contains Carbohydrate, Biotin, Chromium, Copper, Folic Acid, Iodine, Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium, Molybdenum, Niacinamide, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Vitamin E and Zinc as active ingredients. This medicine is manufactured and marketed by apex laboratories.
Zincovit improves the patient’s health by performing the following activities:
- Treating vitamin B12 deficiency.
- Treating or preventing biotin deficiency.
- Helps to breakdown the proteins in the digestive process.
- Acting on Megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a Normoblastic marrow.
- Increasing absorption of calcium and phosphorus required for strong bones.
- Metabolizing carbohydrate thus maintains normal growth.
- Helps to manage Vitamin B2 Deficit.
- Helps reduce thyroid hormone.
- Helps kill the harmful bacteria, fungai, and micro-organisms in the body.
- It relaxes the muscles and nerves during stress.
- Cell damage process is managed to slow down.
- It facilitates the synthesis of proteins and DNA in the cartilage.
- It facilitates the retina formation which essential for low light and color vision.
- Helps to form new blood cells.
- Helps to heal the wounds by blocking the free radicals that cause cell damage.
- Enhancing the action of insulin.
Zincovit – Composition and Active Ingredients
Zincovit is composed of the following active ingredients:
- Vitamin A – 5000 IU
- Vitamin B12 – 7.5 MCG
- Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) – 1 MG
- Vitamin D3 – 400 IU
- Vitamin B1 – 10 MG
- Vitamin B2 – 10 MG
- Vitamin B6 – 2 MG
- Iodine – 150 MCG
- Niacinamide – 50 MG
- Magnesium – 18 MG
- Vitamin C – 75 MG
- Vitamin E – 15 MG
- Selenium – 50 MCG
- Manganese – 0.9 MG
- Zinc – 22 MG
- Molybdenum – 25 MCG
- Carbohydrate – 0.2 GM
- Copper – 0.5 MG
- Chromium – Chromic – 25 MCG
- Biotin – 150 MCG
- Vitamin B5 – 10 MG
Zincovit Tablet Uses
Zincovit is prescribed to treat the following diseases, and to also in the treatment of conditions and symptoms such as:
- Hair loss
- Skin diseases
- Pernicious anemia
- Vitamin d deficiency
- Thiamine deficiency
- Neurological disorders
- Heart problem
- High cholesterol
- Reproductive function
- High blood pressure
- Pregnancy complications
- Vitamin B12 deficiency
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Eye disorders
- Migraine headache
- Neurological disturbances
- Mental problems
- Normal functioning of nerves
- Normal functioning of muscles
- Normal functioning of bones
- Normal functioning of heart
- Vitamin a deficiency
- Eye problems
- Fungal skin infection
- Leg ulcers
- Magnesium deficiency in blood
- Normal functioning of cells
- Cell damage
- Wound healing
- Tissue repair
- Red blood cell production
- Rapid reversion to normal heart rate
- Carbohydrate metabolism
- Skeletal development
- Cartilage development
- Wilson’s disease
- Age related vision loss
- Type 2 diabetes
- Lipid metabolism
- Weight loss
- Heart attack
- Chest pain
- Leg pain due to blocked arteries
- Selenium deficiency
- Esophageal cancer
- Liver disease
- Yeast infections
- Chemical sensitivity
- Weak nails
- Skin reactions
- Allergic reactions
- Severe diarrhea
- Biotin deficiency
- To treat Megaloblastic anemia caused by folic acid deficiency
- For treating anemia that is generally caused by either lack of nutrition or during pregnancy.
Zincovit Side Effects
Zincovit is a multi-vitamin and relatively a safe drug. However some side effects might be seen if consumed in higher doses. Consult your doctor if you suffer any of such side effects.
- Diarrhea ( due to Ascorbic Acid or Cyanocobalamin)
- Upset stomach ( due to Calcium Panthothenate or Pyridoxine Hydrochloride or Vitamin D3)
- Constipation ( due to Calcium Panthothenate)
- Kidney stones (rarely, due to Ascorbic Acid)
- Headache (due to Cyanocobalamin or Pyridoxine Hydrochloride)
- Nausea (due to Cyanocobalamin or Pyridoxine Hydrochloride or Vitamin D3 )
- Vomiting (due to Cyanocobalamin or Pyridoxine Hydrochloride or Vitamin D3)
- Loss of appetite (due to Cyanocobalamin or Vitamin D3)
- Skin rash (due to Cyanocobalamin)
- Stomach ache (due to Pyridoxine Hydrochloride or Selenium Dioxide)
- Hot flushes (due to Cyanocobalamin)
- Damage to nerves ( due to Pyridoxine Hydrochloride)
- Difficult urination ( due to Vitamin D3)
- Dry mouth ( due to Vitamin D3)
- Increased thirst ( due to Vitamin D3)
- Muscle pain ( due to Vitamin D3)
- Metallic taste ( due to Vitamin D3)
- Itching (due to Folic acid)
- Bad cough (due to Folic acid)
- Wheezing (due to Folic acid)
- Chest tightness (due to Folic acid)
- Fever (due to Folic acid)
- Blue or gray skin color (due to Folic acid)
- Seizures (due to Folic acid)
- Swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat (due to Folic acid)
Consult a doctor immediately or seek emergency medical help or if you observe any chronic or persistent side effects.
Contraindications of Zincovit
Hypersensitivity to Zincovit is a contraindication. In addition, Zincovit Tablet should not be used if you suffering from flowing ailments:
- Acute dermatitis
- Acute eczema
- Allergic reactions
- Allergic to selenium
Dosage depends on various factors. Consult your doctor for guidance on how to uses and dosage details. It is not recommended to use in infants or kids, but only if it is prescribed by your doctor.
Available forms of Zincovit
Zincovit available in 4 variants:
- Zincovit Tablet
- Zincovit Syrup
- Zincovit Drop
- Zincovit CL Syrup
Precautions while taking Zincovit
- Recommended to use only if your doctor prescribes it
- Not recommended to use along with alcohol
- Refrain from consuming alcohol for at least 3 days after the last dosage of this medicine
- Take full course of treatment
- Do not take Zincovit if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine or any of their excipients
- Do not take Zincovit after the expiry date stated on the carton package
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any medicine
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are suffering from any disease
- Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
This drug is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your physician before using Zincovit.
Use this medicine only if your gynecologist recommends you.
Zincovit – Drug Interactions
There is a chance of getting some rare side effects if this medicine is used along with some other OTC products, moreover its effect may change. Inform your doctor about all the medicine, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your physician can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Zincovit may interact with the following medicines and products:
- Anti-diabetic drugs
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Ms. Nikita Saraswat graduated as a gold medalist in B. Pharma from Uttar Pradesh Technical University in 2012. Subsequently, she has earned a Master in Pharmacology from Council of Scientific Research – Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow (CSIR-IITR). She currently serves as an Assistant Professor as well as pursuing a Ph.D. in Pharmacology. Nikita is also a passionate author who loves to keep herself updated with the latest advances in medicine and health. She regularly publishes her writings on medicine at HealthClues and has also published various research papers and healthcare books in reputed publications including the Bentham Science Journal, UGC and Clarivate Analytics indexed journals.
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