Zincofer XT tablet contains a combination of vitamin B9 (Folic acid), iron & zinc, three essential nutrients required by the body for optimal functioning. Iron is an essential component of the red blood cells, it forms a major portion of the haemoglobin that carries oxygen to all the body cells. Zinc strengthens the body's defence mechanism, while folic acid helps in the formation of red blood cells and plays a vital role in DNA and amino acid synthesis....
Q: What food is rich in Folic acid and iron?
A: Foods rich in Folic acid, iron & zinc are seafood, green leafy vegetables like spinach, nuts, beans, peas, orange, resins, etc. Certain seafood like lobster, crabs & oysters is a good source of zinc.
Q: Are there any side effects associated with this supplement?
A: You may experience skin rashes, loss of appetite, stomach discomforts, diarrhoea and vomiting if consumed in excess.
Q: Does this supplement interact with other medicines?
Medicines used to treat indigestion like antacids, medicines used to treat bacterial infections like chloramphenicol and medicines used to treat bone problems like bisphosphonates should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours....
Consult your doctor if you are taking medicines like Phenytoin (used to treat epilepsy), Methotrexate (used to treat cancer), Sulfasalazine (used to treat ulcers) and water pill.
Q: Will this medicine make me sleepy?
No, Zincofer XT tablet is a supplement that contains iron, zinc, Folic acid which does not make you feel sleepy.
Q: Who should not take the Zincofer XT tablet?
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to supplements containing iron, zinc, Folic acid; you are suffering from ulcers in the stomach; you are suffering from a type of blood disorder (Sickle cell anaemia)....