Zinc Lozenge Zinc Lozenge by Nutri-West
Supportive Function: A pleasant-tasting lozenge supplies zinc gluconate in an easily assimilable form to bathe epithelial tissues in this immune-supporting nutrient.
Ingredients: Zinc Gluconate Each Lozenge Supplies: 9.75mg of Zinc (from 15mg of Zinc Gluconate) (which is 65% of the Daily Value) in a pleasant tasting spearmint lozenge. Vegetarian: Yes
Quantity: 60 Tablets
Suggested Dosage: 1 tablet every 2 hours
High doses of zinc can interfere with immune function. Shils and Young report the level of zinc that interferes with copper absorption (associated with copper deficiency and anemia) is a long-term, chronic ingestion of 150 mg/day (Shils M and Young V. eds. Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease. 1988 7th ed. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, Pa.). Michael Murray advises against a daily intake greater than 150 mg for more than a week, but stresses that zinc supplementation, particularly lozenges, can effectively enhance the immune system.