zinc tablets
Zinc Tablets

Zinc Tablets

zinc tablets

Zinc is an important mineral that can affect multiple important processes in the body, including immune function. Zinc tablets can be used as a supplement if you are not getting enough in your diet.

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What are Zinc Tablets?

Zinc is a mineral that helps with making new cells and enzymes, processing carbohydrates, fats and proteins in food as well as helping to heal wounds. Zinc is normally found in meat, fish, shellfish, dairy foods (cheese), bread and cereal products (wheatgerm). 

How does it work?

Men between 19-64 years need 9.5mg of zinc a day and women need 7mg. If you can't get enough zinc from your daily diet you need a supplement to ensure you have a healthy amount.  

Are Zinc Tablets suitable for me?

If you are zinc deficient your doctor may recommend that you use a zinc supplement. 

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Headache
  • Reduced copper levels, potentially leading to a copper deficiency
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Irritability
  • Lethargy (a feeling of weariness)

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.

Additional Information

Zinc is an essential mineral that is involved in many important processes in the body. It helps to boost the immune system, and is also necessary for proper growth and development. Zinc can be found in a variety of foods, such as meat, poultry, seafood, nuts, and seeds. 

Zinc tablets are often taken as a supplement to help ensure that people get enough of this important mineral. Zinc supplements are sometimes used to treat or prevent zinc deficiency, which can lead to a variety of health problems. In addition, zinc supplements may be used to help boost the immune system or treat other conditions.

How much do I need?

The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for zinc is 8 milligrams (mg) per day for adult women and 11 mg per day for adult men. Pregnant and lactating women need slightly more, at 12 mg and 13 mg per day, respectively. People who have certain medical conditions, such as sickle cell disease or Crohn's disease, may also nee

Zinc side effects

Taking too much zinc can lead to a variety of side effects, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and headaches. It can also cause copper deficiency and iron overload. If you are considering taking a zinc supplement, be sure to speak with your healthcare provider first to ensure that it is safe for you.


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Zinc Tablets.

Do not take more than 25mg of zinc supplements a day unless advised by a doctor. 

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

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What are the benefits of taking Zinc Tablets?

Zinc supplements can help to ensure that you are getting enough of this important nutrient. Zinc is involved in many important processes in the body, and deficiency can lead to a number of health problems. Taking zinc supplements can help to prevent or treat zinc deficiency.

In addition to preventing deficiency, taking zinc supplements may also offer other benefits. Zinc has been shown to help boost the immune system, and it may also help to protect against age-related macular degeneration. Speak with your doctor about the potential benefits of taking zinc supplements.

Are Zinc Tablets okay to be taken everyday?

Zinc supplements are generally safe for most people when taken as directed. However, side effects can occur. If you experience any negative side effects after taking zinc supplements, stop taking them and speak to your doctor.

It is important to follow the directions on the packaging when taking zinc supplements. Taking too much zinc can cause problems such as stomach upset, nausea, and vomiting. It can also lead to copper deficiency. Be sure to speak with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about taking zinc supplements.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

When should Zinc Tablets be taken?

Zinc supplements can be taken at any time of day. It is best to take them with a meal or snack to help reduce the risk of stomach upset. If you are taking zinc supplements for a medical condition, follow the directions given to you by your doctor.

Why do people take Zinc Tablets?

Zinc is an essential mineral that is necessary for maintaining good health. It is involved in many important processes in the body, including cell growth and metabolism, and helps to protect against infection. Zinc deficiency can lead to a number of health problems, so it is important to make sure that you are getting enough of this nutrient. Taking zinc supplements can help to ensure that you are getting the right amount of zinc in your diet.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.