CURAZINK hard capsules 100 pc zinc

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Curazink ® 15 mg hard capsules

For use in children from 12 years of age, adolescents and adults.
Active ingredient: zinc. For the treatment of clinically proven zinc deficiency states, if they cannot be remedied by changing diet.

For information on risks and side effects, read the package insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Zinc is an essential trace element in the human body and is responsible for a large number of biological processes. It is found in almost all cells and organs and plays a key role in the function of 300 human enzyme systems. Zinc is essential for an intact immune system, in which enzymes also have a particularly important function: Enzymes accelerate chemical reactions within the organism. Zinc can also reduce the release of those messenger substances that are responsible for allergies such as hay fever. Healthy skin, full hair and firm fingernails also depend on a balanced zinc status in the body.


  • Highly dosed with 15 mg zinc histidine
  • Well tolerated and very usable thanks to the unique [zinc-histidine] complex
  • 3 x higher bioavailability1 than ordinary zinc sulfate
  • Curazink ® only once a day to adequately supply the body with zinc deficiency
  • For children from 12 years, adolescents and adults
    1 capsule Curazink ® 15 mg daily with sufficient liquid. Curazink ® capsules can be taken with meals and thus protect a sensitive stomach. If you have problems swallowing the capsules, the contents of the capsule can also be stirred into liquid and drunk.
    A zinc deficiency can be the reason for frequent or recurring infections. The cells of the immune system play an important role in the defense against pathogens such as flu and cold viruses. Only if you have a sufficient supply of zinc can important metabolic processes take place and the immune system perform its tasks. A balanced zinc status can help to promote defense against infection, strengthen the immune system and reduce the duration of a cold.

    Zinc is essential when it comes to keeping the skin healthy. The trace element plays an important role in the formation of keratin and collagen - a deficiency can lead to dry, flaky skin. Among other things, it regulates sebum production and thus prevents the development of blackheads, pimples and acne. Thinning or dry, brittle hair can also indicate a zinc deficiency. For healthy hair growth, collagen is required, the formation of which is only possible with sufficient zinc in the body.

    Since the body cannot produce zinc itself and the trace element is only found in small quantities, it is dependent on foods containing zinc on a daily basis. Animal products such as meat, fish and seafood are a good source of zinc intake, and to a lesser extent dairy products as well as legumes and whole grain cereals. Pumpkin seeds, tahini, oat flakes, lentils and quinoa are suitable sources of zinc for vegetarians and vegans.

    Which active ingredients are contained in Curazink ® hard capsules?
    1 Curazink ® capsulecontains: 94 mg zinc histidine dihydrate, equivalent to 15 mg zinc. Other ingredients: gelatine, magnesium stearate (Ph.Eur.) [Vegetable], corn starch, sodium dodecyl sulfate, titanium dioxide (E 171), purified water.

    How often should Curazink ® be taken?
    Children from 12 years of age, adolescents and adults only take 1 capsule a day with sufficient liquid.

    What should be considered when taking Curazink ® capsules?
    It is easy and straightforward to take. Curazink ® capsules can even be taken with meals and are easy on people with sensitive stomachs. Patients who have problems swallowing the capsule can stir the contents into liquid and drink.

    How much zinc does the body get? The zinc-histidine complex contained
    in Curazink ® capsules enables 30-40 %2 zinc absorption. The zinc can be quickly absorbed by the body and used immediately.

    What if i take too much zinc?
    I took Curanzink ® hard capsules and another multivitamin that also contains zinc.
    Excess zinc, which the body does not need and can no longer use, is simply excreted again.

    1 Curazink ®, Amount of active ingredient 15 mg zinc. Calculation based on the pack size 20 KAP with 1 capsule / daily. Status: 03/2020. 2: Schölmerich et al. 1987 Bioavailablity of zinc from zinc-histidine complexes. I. Comparison with zinc sulfate in men. At the. J. Clin Nutr. 45: 1480-1486.
    * If there are symptoms of a zinc deficiency, it is best to get a medical examination