Why Was Protegra Pulled From The Market?

Robert Says:

I have taken Protegra Antioxidant for a long time and I not falling for this bull. All of a sudden the scientists who test drugs and have to be inspected by US. I'm upset over not getting my vitamin and mineral combo anymore.

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VerFree Says:

From what I've read the manufacturer discontinued it, but there may be generic equivalents available.

It is a nutritional supplement, so your doctor, or pharmacist should be able to help you find a suitable alternative.

The FDA warns that it may cause nausea, and constipation as side effects, in some people that take it.

Are you on any medications that may affect what you can safely take as a supplement?

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Solvang Says:

What can I take in the place of Protegra Antioxidants since I can't find it?

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Roy Says:

Re: Solvang (# 2) Expand Referenced Message

Here are the ingredients listed on the box. There should be other multivitamins with a similar profile. It seems like their magic ingredient was Grape Seed Extract.

Serving Size 1 Softgel

INGREDIENTS: Ascorbic Acid, Soybean Oil, Gelatin, Grape Seed Extract, d-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycerin, Purified Water USP, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Sorbitol, Contains 2% or less of beta-carotene, cupric oxide, FD&C blue no 1, FD&C red no 40, FD&C yellow no 6, manganese sulfate, mannitol, sodium selenate, sorbitan, soy lecitin, titanium dioxide (color), white edible ink, yellow beeswax, zinc oxide.

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