Generic: copper gluconate
a minerals and electrolyte - treats Age-related macular degeneration, Menkes' kinky-hair disease, Alzheimer's disease prevention, Cardiovascular disease prevention / atherosclerosis, Dental conditions, Metabolic disorders, Immune system function, Marasmus, Neural-tube defect prevention, Osteoporosis / osteopenia, Copper deficiency, Cancer, Schizophrenia, Arthritis, Sideroblastic anemia, Plaque prevention, Systemic lupus erythematosus, and Childhood growth promotion
This information is based on a professional level monograph edited and peer- reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, MPhil (Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center); Julie Conquer, PhD (RGB Consulting); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Tamara Milkin, PharmD (Northeastern University); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Christine Ulbricht, BS (University of Massachusetts); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Jen Woods, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
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Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.