What is Zinc Picolinate?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: NOW Foods Zinc Picolinate

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The picolinate form of zinc is most easily absorbed. Zinc is essential for normal growth & development & life span. Its primary mode of action is by participating in over twenty key enzyme reactions in your body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 0
Support immune health 5 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 1
Leaky gut syndrome 1 0
Peripheral neuropathy 1 0
Pyroluria syndrome 1 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zinc Picolinate

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Zinc Picolinate

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 capsule(s) daily 1
25 mg daily 1
30 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Zinc Picolinate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 3
Expense 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Zinc Picolinate

Duration

Currently taking Zinc Picolinate

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Zinc Picolinate

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Zinc Picolinate

May 15, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pyroluria syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pyroluria syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 44 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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