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
Support immune health 5 0
General health 4 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 1
Chronic obstructive bronchitis 1 0
Leaky gut syndrome 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zinc Picolinate

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Zinc Picolinate

Dosage Patients
25 mg weekly 1
25 mg daily 1
30 mcg daily 1
30 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Zinc Picolinate

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Zinc Picolinate

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Zinc Picolinate

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zinc Picolinate.