zinc gluconate lozenge


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zinc gluconate lozenge

A dietary supplement marketed as a means of diminishing the duration of symptoms of the common cold, e.g., sore throat, nasal congestion. It is also used to alleviate stomach upset. Large doses may cause nausea or vomiting. It has a bitter, metallic taste.
Synonym: zinc gluconate glycine
See also: zinc
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Reduction in duration of common colds by zinc gluconate lozenges in a double-blind study.
However, he was a bit concerned that our placebo matching wasn't as good as he would have liked since our placebos tasted a bit better than the zinc gluconate lozenges.
Zinc gluconate lozenges and nasal spray appear to have some effect on diminishing duration of cold symptoms.
Zinc gluconate lozenges (15mg if you can get them) and Vitamin C tablets (500mg).
In five studies, people who started taking zinc gluconate lozenges every few hours after their first sneeze were sick for one to three fewer days than people who took a placebo.