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Zinc Supplements and Lozenges Review

Find the best zinc supplements and zinc lozenges. See test results for popular brands of zinc supplements and lozenges such as Cold-Eeze, Zicam, and Zand. See the clinical evidence for the use of zinc supplements and lozenges for colds, vision and more. Plus, dosage, safety, side effects, and potential drug interactions. All testing done independently by ConsumerLab.com.

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ConsumerLab.com Answers to Questions Found:
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1.Does taking zinc help with sleep?
2.Is it okay to take a zinc supplement while I am on an antibiotic for a respiratory infection?
3.Will the zinc challenge or taste test really tell if I'm zinc deficient?
4.The vision supplement I take is based on the AREDS2 formula, but it contains a lot of zinc -- 80 mg in the recommended daily serving. Is it necessary, and safe, to take this much zinc every day?
5.Do zinc supplements contain lead?
6.Are lozenges and sublingual pills considered dietary supplements?
7.Does taking vitamin C (1,000 mg) deplete copper in the body?
8.Are supplements with amino acid chelated minerals better than those with other forms of minerals?
9.Can vitamins or other supplements cause a change in the ability to taste, or even a loss of taste?
10.Do any supplements help prevent or improve cataracts?  (in Comments)
11.Can lysine, vitamin B-12, or other vitamins or minerals help prevent or reduce canker sores?
12.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking an antibiotic? Are there any that may be helpful?
13.Which vitamins and minerals should be taken together or separately?
14.Do any supplements help prevent or treat a cold?
15.Is it true that NAC can help clear nasal passages?
16.Do any supplements help for flu?
17.Do any supplements help for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?  (in Comments)
18.Do biotin supplements really improve hair and nails?  (in Comments)
19.When is the best time of day to take a multivitamin?
20.Do any supplements help for hair loss?
21.Can vitamin supplements strengthen brittle nails?  (in Comments)
22.I take a number of supplements and I think they are making my acid reflux worse. Which supplements could be causing my stomach irritation, and what can I do about it?
23.I've heard that soaking dried beans for 24 hours reduces the phytate level, allowing for greater access to nutrients. Is this true?
24.Is it better to get vitamins from foods or supplements, and are natural vitamins better than synthetic vitamins?
25.Which supplements are helpful to have when traveling? Any tips on how to best store supplements on trips?
26.Which supplements can cause diarrhea?
27.Which supplements can help with indigestion and/or heartburn?
28.What are the health benefits of stevia? Is it safe?
29.I was surprised when my doctor told me to stop taking supplements because my kidney function was low. But after stopping the supplements, my kidney function returned to normal. Can taking a lot of supplements really damage the kidneys?  (in Comments)
30.Can bloodroot or "black salve" treat skin cancer? Is it safe?
31.Which supplements are important after bariatric surgery (i.e., weight loss or stomach-reducing surgery)? Are there any I should avoid?
32.Does taking a laxative interfere with the absorption of vitamins or minerals?
33.I take estrogen replacement (Vagifem), to help relieve the symptoms of menopause. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
34.Are there negative interactions between the following supplements I take twice each day, as well as 60 mg of beta-sitosterol with dinner: Vitamin C (500 mg), CoQ10 (100 mg), grape seed extract (100 mg), fish oil (500 mg), vitamin D3/calcium/magnesium/zinc (200 IU/333 mg/113 mg/5mg)?
35.Do any supplements help for tinnitus? Is it true that some supplements can cause tinnitus?
36.Help! How do I know how much magnesium I am actually getting from my supplement? The label says it contains 500 mg of magnesium "as magnesium citrate" -- but how much of that is magnesium and how much is citrate?
37.What is the benefit of magnesium orotate compared to other forms of magnesium?
38.Which supplements are helpful for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?
39.Are enteric coated supplements better than non-enteric coated ones?
40.Can beta-sitosterol cause erectile dysfunction or low libido? Are there any other side effects?
41.Can supplements with antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamins A and E cause you to die sooner?
42.Can beetroot juice or supplements help lower my blood pressure?
43.Do vitamin patches, such as for B12 or multivitamins, really work? How about those from PatchMD?
44.Does Restore (Bionic Sciences LLC) really improve gut health? What is in Restore?
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Clinical Updates Found:
2019 Zinc for Canker Sores? (07/20/2019)
2017 Denture Adhesive Concern (10/24/2017)
 Zinc for Shortening Colds (05/04/2017)
2015 Zinc Lozenges for Colds (03/17/2015)
2011 Women-Vitamin Study - Key Points (10/12/2011)
 Zinc for Colds -- Be Careful (02/27/2011)


Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Seller of NeuSilver Colloidal Silver for Adults, Children and Pets Warned by FDA (03/26/2019)
2.FDA Calls Promotion of Nyloxin Homeopathic Products for Pain a "Health Fraud Scam" (03/19/2019)
3.Homeopathic Oral Sprays Recalled Due to Possible Bacterial Contamination (09/08/2018)
4.Homeopathic Remedies Contaminated With Bacteria (09/01/2018)
5.Thirty-Two Children's Homeopathic Products Recalled (08/25/2018)
6.Contaminated Homeopathic Products Recalled (07/24/2018)
7.Maker of Vitamin B12 and Multimineral Supplements Warned by FDA (07/18/2018)
8.FDA Warns Seller of Colloidal Silver (06/05/2018)
9.FDA Warns Seller of Cough Suppressant & Grape Seed Supplements (06/02/2018)
10.Homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray & More Recalled (05/19/2018)
11.Limbrel for Osteoarthritis Recalled Due to Risk of Adverse Effects (01/30/2018)
12.Limbrel Capsules for Osteoarthritis Linked With Potentially Life-Threatening Health Risk, FDA Warns (12/08/2017)
13.FDA Warns Dr. Carolyn Dean of Drug Claims Made for Magnesium, Calcium & Other Mineral Supplements (07/11/2017)
14.Seller of Vision Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (05/15/2016)
15.Maker of Bone Health, Prostate, Cholesterol Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (03/29/2016)
16.Federal Court Shuts Down Seller of Supplement Promoted for Herpes (03/04/2016)
17.Seller of CoQ10, SAM-e, Vitamin D, and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (01/26/2016)
18.FDA Warns Maker of Fruit Energy Drinks for Drug Claims (06/11/2015)
19.Seller of Supplements for Herpes, Prostate Cancer & More Warned for Drug Claims (05/30/2015)
20.Seller of Magnesium, Calcium, Silver and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (05/23/2015)
21.Maker of Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, B Vitamins and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (03/10/2015)
22.Seller of Antioxidant Water, Energy Drops Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (02/24/2015)
23.Seller of "Natural" Cough Syrup Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (02/10/2015)
24.Maker of Soy and Zinc Warned for Manufacturing Violations (01/31/2015)
25.CVS Sued for Eye Health Supplement Claims (01/16/2015)
26.Seller of B-12, Zinc, Echinacea and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (12/12/2014)
27.Maker of Ginseng, Zinc, Calcium and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (12/05/2014)
28.Seller of Diabetes, Prostate Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (11/21/2014)
29.Maker of Children's Vitamins, Weight Loss Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (11/11/2014)
30.Seller of Cholesterol, Arthritis Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
31.Seller of Prostate, Heart Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
32.Maker of Joint and Weight Products Warned for Hidden Drugs, Manufacturing Violations (09/23/2014)
33.Seller of "Nerve", "Cleanse" and Probiotic Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/05/2014)
34.Maker of Cough and Sleep "Remedies" Warned for Drug Claims (07/11/2014)
35.Maker of Mood, Smoking Cessation Supplements and More Warned for Violations, Drug Claims (05/14/2014)
36.Seller of Sexual Enhancement Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (02/19/2014)
37.Maker of Digestive Health Supplement Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (02/05/2014)
38.Seller of Herbal Supplements and "Tonics" Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (09/05/2013)
39.Immune Supplement Recalled Due To Undeclared Milk (08/27/2013)
40.Seller of Vision Supplement Warned For Drug Claims (07/05/2013)
41.Seller of Cardio, Immune, Greens Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims (06/13/2013)
42.Seller Of Sexual Enhancement and Hormonal Balance Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (05/10/2013)
43.Vision Supplement Company Warned For Drug Claims (04/25/2013)
44.Cardio, Energy and Sexual Enhancement Supplement Distributor Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/18/2013)
45.Zicam Advised Against Using Cold Prevention Claim In Advertising (04/12/2013)
46.Three More Sexual Enhancement Supplements Found To Contain Undeclared Drugs (04/04/2013)
47.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
48.FDA and FTC Warn: Supplements Cannot Prevent, Treat Or Cure Cold And Flu (02/21/2013)
49.Cold, Flu and Stress Supplement Company Warned For Adulteration, Drug Claims And More (02/20/2013)
50.Manufacturer of Heart, Multivitamin, Cranberry, and Longevity Supplements Warned For Adulteration and Drug Claims (02/13/2013)
51.Maker of Cold and Flu Supplement Warned For Making Drug Claims (01/30/2013)
52.Consumers May Be Eligible For Cold, Allergy and Weight Loss Supplement Refunds (01/11/2013)
53.Seller of Blood Sugar, Depression and Sleep Supplements Warned For Making Drug Claims (12/26/2012)
54.Zicam Nasal Gel Recalled Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination (12/19/2012)
55.Maker of Blood Pressure, Probiotic, Resveratrol and Hormonal Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (11/21/2012)
56.Manufacturer of Prostate, Inflammation and Cholesterol Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (11/02/2012)
57.FDA Seizes Many Supplements from New York Company Due To Drug Claims (10/24/2012)
58.Maker of Eye Health Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/26/2012)
59.Men’s Sexual Enhancement Supplement Containing Prescription Drug Recalled (09/18/2012)
60.Maker of Noni, Nopal, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Supplements Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding, and Manufacturing Violations (09/18/2012)
61.FDA Warns Company Selling Mineral Supplements as Treatments (07/19/2012)
62.Herbal Sprays for Colds and Cold Sores Recalled (02/11/2012)
63.FDA Warns of Loss of Sense of Smell with Zicam Nasal Gel/Nasal Swab (06/16/2009)
64.Airborne to Pay $30 Million for Deceptive Advertising of Cold Remedy -- Refunds Available (08/14/2008)


News Releases Found:
2017 ConsumerLab.com Reveals Best Zinc Lozenges and Supplements for Shortening Colds and Correcting Deficiency (10/19/2017)
 Which Magnesium Is Best? ConsumerLab.com Tests Popular Brands and Reveals Its Top Pick (06/21/2017)
 ConsumerLab.com Tests Reveal the Best Calcium Supplements (05/26/2017)
 Best Vitamin D? ConsumerLab.com Tests Popular Vitamin D Supplements and Reveals Its Top Picks (05/17/2017)
 ConsumerLab.com Reveals Best and Worst Vitamin C Supplements -- 20% Fail ConsumerLab.com Tests of Quality (03/15/2017)
 Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest ConsumerLab.com Survey (02/24/2017)
2016 ConsumerLab.com Helps Consumers Make Sense of the FDA's Updated Daily Values (DV) for Vitamins and Minerals (07/27/2016)
 Does Echinacea Really Help With Colds and Which Brands Are Best? (03/01/2016)
2015 ConsumerLab.com Tests Reveal Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements (06/10/2015)
 Best Supplements for Bone Health? ConsumerLab.com Finds Products with Multiple Ingredients More Likely to Contain Wrong Amounts (04/28/2015)
2014 ConsumerLab.com Identifies Best Zinc Products for Colds, Eyes, and Zinc Deficiency -- Popular Zinc Supplements and Lozenges Tested and Compared (12/10/2014)
 ConsumerLab.com Finds Popular Cocoa Powders Contaminated; High Concentrations of Cadmium Raise Concern (08/05/2014)
2012 ConsumerLab.com Tests and Compares Vision Supplements - Guides Consumers Through a Variety of Ingredients and Formulas (10/17/2012)
 ConsumerLab.com reviews prostate supplements with saw palmetto and/or beta-sitosterol and finds few likely to be effective (04/26/2012)
2011 Choose zinc supplements carefully -- ConsumerLab.com finds only some have dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease (12/20/2011)
 Problems discovered with eight vitamin D supplements in study by ConsumerLab.com -- Incorrect amounts of vitamins, lead contamination, and labeling infractions identified. (04/26/2011)
2009 "Eye health" supplements vary widely in formula but product quality is high according to ConsumerLab.com (12/16/2009)
 ConsumerLab.com Warns of Problems with Multivitamins and Vitamin Water -- Defects Found in Over 30% of Supplements Selected for Testing; Several Popular Children's Multis Exceed Tolerable Limits (03/31/2009)
2008 Tests of zinc supplements by ConsumerLab.com show only some provide dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease.  Lead contamination found in one product. (12/09/2008)
 Adulteration Suspected with Some "Memory" Supplements -- Few Ginkgo and Huperzine Supplements Pass ConsumerLab.com Tests; Quality High for Acetyl-L-Carnitine (11/18/2008)
 Tests reveal quality problems with vitamin A supplements -- New ConsumerLab.com report focuses on vitamin A, including beta-carotene and cod liver oil (10/28/2008)
 ConsumerLab.com finds melatonin supplements range in strength but ingredient quality is high (10/02/2008)
 ConsumerLab.com's tests of menopause supplements reveal wide range in strength and quality; mislabeling and contamination discovered -- Soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone products tested (09/17/2008)
2007 Consumers warned of problems with multivitamins — ConsumerLab.com uncovers defects in over half of products tested (01/19/2007)
2006 Care advised with natural cold remedies: ConsumerLab.com finds few products with proper quality and directions — ConsumerLab.com offers advice from tests of echinacea, garlic, ginseng, vitamin C, and zinc supplements (10/10/2006)
 DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by ConsumerLab.com — Testing finds one brand with 215% of the labeled amount (09/19/2006)
 Over 70% of herbal sleep supplements fail tests for quality by ConsumerLab.com — Results for 16 valerian products released today (08/15/2006)
 ConsumerLab.com evaluates cholesterol-lowering supplements — Test results available for over 90 products; Review of nine popular ingredients (08/01/2006)
2004 ConsumerLab.com finds some zinc supplements low in ingredient and many don't instruct on proper use — Consumers urged to learn more about zinc when using supplements (04/07/2004)
 ConsumerLab.com finds lutein supplements vary widely in strength but most meet ingredient claims — Right amount of antioxidant compound may reduce risk of blindness (01/29/2004)
 ConsumerLab.com finds discrepancies in strength of CoQ10 supplements — Increasingly popular supplement, but health professionals and consumers cautioned to check brands (01/13/2004)
2003 ConsumerLab.com dispels myths about HGH human growth hormone supplements sold widely on Internet (12/08/2003)
 ConsumerLab.com reports improvement in quality of SAM-e supplements used for osteoarthritis and depression — But a high priced product found to contain only 30% of label claim (11/18/2003)
2002 Pharmavite dietary supplements receive ConsumerLab.com approval — Vitamin E, SAM-e, St. John's Wort, Ginkgo and others merit approved quality products ranking (07/10/2002)
2001 Problems found with multivitamins and multiminerals by ConsumerLab.com (02/14/2001)


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