Frequently Asked Questions
often should I take Zymosine?
The regular recommended dosage of Zymosine is 2 capsules 3 times
a day. This can be increased to 3 capsules 3 times a day if needed.
Also if taken for Osteoarthritis you may be able to reduce your
dosage after 30 to 60 days to 1 capsule 3 times a day.
Q. How many capsules are in a bottle? How long does a bottle
There are 180 capsules in a bottle. Each
serving contains 1,440mg active ingredients per serving. This is a 30 day supply at
the regular recommended dosage.
Q. How do the ingredients in Zymosine compare to
Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relievers?
Numerous clinical studies have been conducted
on the pain relieving and anti-inflammatory effects of the
ingredients in Zymosine and many of those studies compare the
efficacy with OTC and
prescription pain relievers. Most studies have focused on
back pain, knee pain, hip pain and other joint pain. Ingredient
comparisons have been done with:
- Naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox)
Diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren, Arthrotec)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
Ketoprofen (Oruvail, Orudis, Actron)
The specific Zymosine ingredient compared in each
was better tolerated, had fewer side effects and
had a pain relieving and/or anti-inflammatory effect equal to or
greater than the comparable OTC or prescription
anti-inflammatory pain reliever. (26,27, 28, 37,
38, 40, 56, 57, 65, 72, 80, 81, 82)
Also Zymosine contains ingredients which promote health,
regeneration and healing of joints, spine and connective tissue.
Pain relievers do not help the health of your joints spine or
Please Note: Results may vary depending on the
individual, their medical condition and type of pain.
Q. Are the ingredients in Zymosine safe?
All of the ingredients in Zymosine fall under the FDA's GRAS
Standard (Generally Accepted As Safe) as well as significant
research and review has been conducted on each ingredient. To date
all of the ingredients have been reported to be safe and well
tolerated in studies. (Please See Precautions).
We us pharmacy grade herbal extracts to
provide the greatest purity, consistency and potency.
The raw ingredients and the final product is test and analyzed to
insure safety, purity and formulation.
Zymosine is manufactured in the United States in FDA Certified
Facilities in accordance with cGMP standards.
Q. I am allergic to sulfur drugs is it OK
to take Zymosine?
should be not pose a problem.
Thatís a very
common question. When people are allergic to sulfur drugs they are
generally referring to the sulfasalazine that is in Bactrim or
Septra. That is different than the kind of conjugated sulfate group
that is found in our product (and in most of the food that you eat.)
The sulfur in
Zymosine is similar to the sulfur in food which is an essential
element in your body that you cannot live without.
Q. I am allergic to
Aspirin is it OK to take Zymosine?
Yes, it is OK to take Zymosine.
There are no reports or studies that we are
aware of indicating any allergic reactions for individuals with an
For your reference if you have an aspirin
allergy your should avoid the following herbal supplement
ingredients (NONE of these are in Zymosine): meadowsweet, white
willow tree (Salix alba), crack willow (Salix fragilis), purple
willow (Salix purpurea), and violet willow (Salix daphnoides).
white willow is the most commonly used of the above herbal pain
Those plants contain salicin which is
converted in the body to salicylic acid which is almost identical
chemically to aspirin and should be avoided by anyone with an
Q. Are there any precautions?
As with all supplements and foods, allergic reactions could occur.
If you have a known allergic reaction to pineapple the ingredient Bromelain
(made form pineapple) may cause an allergic reaction.
Adverse reactions could occur with any supplement or drug. We
recommend that you always discuss the use of any supplement with
your health care professional.
As with the majority of supplements, studies regarding the effect
on fetal and nursing babies are limited so we do not recommend it's
use by pregnant or nursing women.
Q. Are there any side effects?
Studies that have been conducted on the
ingredients in Zymosine report that they are well tolerated in
individuals and have few if any minor side effects. Patient studies
conducted comparing the herbal ingredients in Zymosine with other
pain relievers have reported fewer patient side-effects than OTC or
prescription pain relievers.
Q. How should I store Zymosine?
You should store Zymosine in a cool location out of direct
Q. What is your guarantee?
Your satisfaction with Zymosine is 100% unconditionally
guaranteed for a full 90 days. If for any reason or no reason you
are not 100% satisfied, simply return the empty and any remaining
bottles and we will promptly refund 100% of product cost. Please
note: shipping & handling is not refunded.
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as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care
professional. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or
prevent disease. Zymosine is a trademark of Boulder Natural Labs, LLC.