Blackmores Sustained Release Multivitamin And Mineral 180tabs- SAVE$20


Blackmores Sustained Release Multivitamin And Mineral 180tabs- SAVE$20

 

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Blackmores Sustained Release Multivitamin And Mineral 180tabs



Blackmores Sustained Release Multi is specifically formulated to provide many of the nutrients your body requires over a sustained 8 hour period.



Features and benefits



The release of key vitamins and minerals over a prolonged period ensures nutrients are available when your body needs them. This is particularly important for vitamin C and the B vitamins which are water soluble and not stored in the body in large amounts.



The nutrients in this sustained release formula are embedded within a cellulose gum matrix. This swells and breaks down during the digestive process, causing gradual diffusion and release of nutrients over an eight hour period.



Convenient one a day dosage



How it works



Daily supplementation with a broad range of vitamins and minerals can provide “nutritional insurance” by helping to provide an optimum intake for the maintenance of good health. A Harvard review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2002 recommended that all adults should take a multivitamin daily. Statistics suggest that many people are not consuming optimal amounts of vitamins in their diets. Low levels of vitamins can contribute to the development of a range of conditions.







A National Health survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2004-2005 showed that over one third of the Australian population does not eat enough fruit and 60% don’t eat enough vegetables on a daily basis. In addition recent studies have shown that the nutrient levels in fruits, vegetables and some food crops have declined in the past 50 years. This may be primarily due to the way food is grown, processed and prepared.











Dosage



Adults - Take 1 tablet a day with meal, or as professionally prescribed. Not suitable for children under 15 years.







Children under 12 years - We recommend Blackmores Kids Chewable Multi.







Contraindications and cautions



The recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 2 500 IU. Dosage: WARNING - When taken in excess of 8 000 IU vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.



Selenium is toxic in high doses. Selenium in dietary supplements should not exceed a daily dose of 100 µg.



Always read the label. Use only as directed.



Active ingredients per tablet



Vitamin A (Retinyl acetate 860 µg) 2500 IU



Vitamin B1 (Thiamine nitrate) 30 mg



Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 20 mg



Nicotinamide 30 mg



Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid from calcium pantothenate 31.5 mg) 28.8 mg



Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride) 30 mg



Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 100 µg



Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 150 mg



Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol 5 µg) 200 IU



Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopheryl acid succinate 41.3 mg) 50 IU



Vitamin H (Biotin) 100 µg



Folic acid 400 µg



Selenomethionine (Selenium 26 µg) 64.6 µg



Calcium phosphate (Calcium 17.3 mg) 46.9 mg



Magnesium phosphate (Magnesium 10 mg) 48.4 mg



Zinc sulfate (Zinc 6mg) 26.4 mg



Potassium sulfate (Potassium 5mg) 11.1 mg



Ferrous fumarate (Iron 5 mg) 16 mg



Manganese sulfate monohydrate (Manganese 1 mg) 3.1 mg



Cupric sulfate pentahydrate (Copper 200 µg) 786 µg



Chromic chloride (Chromium 200 µg) 1 mg



Potassium iodide (Iodine 100 µg) 131 µg



Inositol 50 mg



Borax (Boron 2 mg) 17.6 mg







Medicine interactions



Calcium, zinc, iron and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.







Physical description



A yellow/brown, large, capsule shaped tablet. Film-coated clear.





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