- MFG # CUC6
- UPC # 766298004563
Minerals are required to support the wide range of physiological processes that occur within your body. One of them is copper‚ which is contained in almost every cell. Copper activates a variety of different enzymes‚ or proteins‚ that are important for the breakdown and use of glucose. It is also an essential mineral in the enzyme lysyl oxidase; lysyl oxidase may help your body produce the structural proteins of collagen and elastin‚ which are primarily found in your hair‚ skin and bones. Copper also assists with the iron absorption necessary to form red blood cells‚ in addition to breaking down and using proteins and DNA. The mineral also plays a key role in forming the fatty membranes that surround and protect your nerve cells.
Your body primarily absorbs copper from seafood‚ wheat bran cereals‚ nuts‚ and seeds. Copper stored mostly in your bones and muscles. Meanwhile‚ the amount found in your bloodstream is controlled by your liver. Copper deficiency is rare‚ but it can occur if your diet is dependent upon tube feedings‚ if you have had intestinal bypass surgery‚ or when there is too much zinc in your diet. If your doctor finds that you have copper deficiency‚ he or she may recommend copper supplements.
A copper supplement like Pure Encapsulations’ Copper (Citrate) can be especially helpful if you’re suffering from brittle bones‚ or if you’re taking zinc‚ calcium‚ or manganese supplements; when taken in combination with these other minerals‚ copper may help discourage bone loss in post-menopausal women.
Each bottle of Copper (Citrate) by Pure Encapsulations contains 60 vegetable capsules‚ which is enough to last for up to two months‚ depending on your dosage.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypo-allergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Copper (citrate) ................................................................................. 2 mg
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1–2 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Copper has been associated with GI upset‚ nausea‚ diarrhea or vomiting. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Copper should be taken separately from Penicillamine by at least 2 hours. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for Copper (citrate) - 60 Capsules
from Lexington, Virginia
I am very pleased with Copper (citrate) by Pure Encapsulations I could not find it readily in my area. It is exactly what my MD ordered for my problem. The convenience and fast delivery is wonderful I intend to continue to order it from PureFormulas and other items as I need them.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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