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Centrum Advance

Last updated on 19/10/2021.

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GENERIC NAME: Centrum Advance

CHINESE NAME: 「善存」成人配方

DRUG CLASS: Vitamins 

SUB CLASS: Vitamin (water soluble), Vitamin (fat soluble)

USED FOR: General Health

AVAILABLE DOSAGE FORMS:
– (tablets)

What is Centrum Advance for?

Centrum Advance is a micronutrient supplement that contains a broad range of vitamins and minerals. It has a broad range of health supplementation like maintaining heart health, providing energy, promoting eye health and immune system.

How to use it?

Centrum Advance is taken orally as tablets. For adults, take one tablet daily.

What are the side effects of Centrum Advance?

Centrum Advance is generally safe and unlikely to cause side effects. But taking it more than once a day may cause more coloured urine, skin flushing, nausea and vomiting.

Who should not take Centrum Advance?

People who are allergic to any component of Centrum Advance.

Pharmacist Tips:

As you age, you may not get enough micronutrients and therefore may require supplementation.
– It is always best to speak to your pharmacist before starting any supplement, especially if you are already on medication.

Common dosing schedule:
Take one Centrum Advance tablet daily.

Some common medications Centrum Advance may interact with:
– Loop diuretics, e.g. Frusemide
– Antacids

Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.

Where to buy Centrum Advance in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Centrum Advance can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.

For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk

Need more information?

For detailed information about the use of Centrum Advance in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.

Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.