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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Our most commonly asked questions and answers to help you discover the Centrum difference!

A: YES Centrum Advance is suitable for both men and women. Centrum Advance is a balanced formula containing essential vitamins and minerals to help meet your bodies' nutritional needs. It is a multivitamin and mineral supplement for men and women helping to fill the nutritional gaps that may result from various factors such as inadequate diet resulting from a busy lifestyle.

A: Centrum Advance 50+ varies from Centrum Advance in that it has been specifically formulated to meet the changing nutritional needs of men and women aged 50 years and over. It contains essential vitamins and minerals specially adjusted to help meet your bodies' nutritional needs. Compared with Centrum Advance, Centrum Advance 50+ has higher levels of some B group vitamins to meet increased energy requirements and increased levels of the antioxidant vitamin E to help support immunity.

A: Centrum Kids Strawberry is a great tasting strawberry flavoured chewable multivitamin tablet and is suitable for children aged 3 years and above.

A: Centrum Advance should be taken once daily with water. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

A: Centrum is available nationally from all major grocery accounts including Woolworths and Coles and all major pharmacies.

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Centrum Advance
(AUST L 193683)
Centrum Advance 50+
(AUST L 193642)
Centrum For Men
(AUST L 200421)
Centrum For Men 50+
(AUST L 211926)
Centrum For Women
(AUST L 200414)
Centrum For Women 50+
(AUST L 211922)
Centrum Specialist Energy plus
(AUST L 224827)
Preservatives Contains traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites. Contains traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites. Sodium benzoate, Sorbic Acid, Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm), sodium ascorbate, citric acid and dl-alpha-Tocopherol Sodium benzoate, Sorbic Acid, Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm), sodium ascorbate, citric acid and dl-alpha-Tocopherol Sodium benzoate, Sorbic Acid, Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm), sodium ascorbate, citric acid and dl-alpha-Tocopherol Sodium benzoate, Sorbic Acid, Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm), sodium ascorbate, citric acid and dl-alpha-Tocopherol Contains Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT), traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites and other artificial preservatives.
Colouring Agents
  • Caramel (# 150)
  • Titanium dioxide (# 171)
  • Titanium dioxide (# 171)
  • Carbon black (Vegetable carbon) (# 153)
  • Sunset yellow (#110)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Allura red (#129)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Allura red (#129)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Carmine (#120)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
  • Sunset yellow (#110)
  • Allura red (#129)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
Flavouring Agents None None None None None None None
Artificial Sweeteners None None None None None None None
Sugars Contains sucrose & glucose Contains sucrose & glucose Contains sucrose and glucose Contains sucrose and glucose Contains sucrose and glucose syrup Contains sucrose and glucose syrup Contains sucrose and glucose
Gluten/Starch Tablet coating contains caramel derived from wheat. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch No added gluten. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch No added gluten. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch No added gluten. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch No added gluten. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch No added gluten. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch No added gluten. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch
Animal by products Yes. Contains gelatin (porcine sourced) and Vitamin D3 derived from Sheep‘s wool grease (lanolin) Yes. Contains gelatin (porcine sourced) and Vitamin D3 derived from Sheep‘s wool grease (lanolin) Yes. Contains Lactose (bovine sourced) and gelatin (porcine derived) and Vitamin D3 from Sheep's wool grease (lanolin) Yes. Contains gelatin (porcine derived) and Vitamin D3 from Sheep's wool grease (lanolin) Yes. Contains Lactose (bovine sourced) and gelatin (porcine derived) and Vitamin D3 from Sheep's wool grease (lanolin) Yes. Contains gelatin (porcine derived) and Vitamin D3 from Sheep's wool grease (lanolin) Yes. Contains gelatin (bovine sourced) and Lanolin (ovine derived)
Lactose (Dairy) None None Yes None Yes None None
Alcohol None None None None None None None
Carbohydrates 304 mg/tablet 359 mg/tablet 182 mg/tablet 224 mg/tablet 169 mg/tablet 209mg/tablet 418 mg/tablet
Cereals containing gluten Tablet coating contains caramel derived from wheat. None None None None None None
Crustaceans and products thereof None None None None None None None
Eggs and products thereof None None None None None None None
Fish and products thereof None None None None None None None
Peanuts and products thereof None None None None None None None
Soybeans and products thereof None None Yes None Yes None Yes
Milk and products thereof None None Yes, contains lactose None Yes, contains lactose None None
Nuts or Tree nuts i.e. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts and product thereof None None None None None None None
Celery and products thereof None None None None None None None
Mustard and products thereof None None None None None None None
Sesame Seeds and products thereof None None None None None None None
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/litre expressed as SO2. Contains traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites Contains traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites Contains sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm) Contains sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm) Contains sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm) Contains sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<100 ppm) Contains about 100ppm of sulphur dioxide and sulphites
Lupin and products thereof No data available No data available None None None None None
Molluscs and products thereof No data available No data available No data available No data available No data available No data available No data available
Halal This product has not been Halal certified. This product has not been Halal certified. No information available No information available No information available No information available No information available
Kosher No information available No information available No information available No information available No information available No information available No
Is product suitable for Vegetarians? No No No No No No No
Is product permitted in sport? Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports

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Centrum MultiGummies (Supplemented Food) Centrum VitaMints (Supplemented Food) Centrum Kids Strawberry
(AUST L 146957)
Centrum Kids Incremin Iron Mixture
(AUST L 167627)
Preservatives Contains sulphur dioxide and sulphites (<10 ppm per gummy) No added preservative. However, product contains trace of sulphites (equivalent to 0.003 microgram per mint). No added preservative; however, the strawberry flavour contains Sulphite (<10ppm) Sodium benzoate, Sorbic Acid. Contains traces of sulphites.
Colouring Agents Yes: Contains plant-based colours i.e.:
  • Annatto seed extract.
  • Contains Fruit & Vegetable concentrates (maqui berry, purple and/or black carrot, plum, blackberry, raspberry)
Yes. Contains Indigo Carmine Aluminium Lake (FD&C Blue # 2). None Amaranth (#123)
Flavouring Agents Orange Oil, Grapefruit oil, Lactic acid, Cherry essence, Mannitol, Invert Sugar and Natural flavours (Fruit Juice concentrates of plum, blackberry, raspberry) Natural and artificial mint flavour, natural peppermint flavour Trusil Natural Strawberry and Vanilla flavours Cherry flavour
Artificial Sweeteners No. The formulation does not contain artificial sweetener. Sucralose and acesulfame potassium Sodium saccharin None
Sugars Contains sucrose, glucose syrup and invert sugar. Contains sucrose and isomalt Contains sucrose, dextrose and maltodextrin None
Gluten/Starch None None No added gluten, but contains Maize starch None
Animal by products Contains Gelatin (porcine sourced); Vitamin D3 from sheep's wool grease (lanolin) and beeswax (honey bee sourced) Contains Vitamin D3 derived from lanolin (wool grease) Yes. Contains gelatin (porcine and bovine sourced) and Vitamin D3 derived from Sheep‘s wool grease (lanolin) None
Lactose (Dairy) None None None None
Alcohol Yes. The flavours contain alcohol. None No added ethanol in the product however, the flavours contain traces of alcohol:
Ethanol from Trusil Natural Strawberry flavour (0.5-1.0%) and Vanilla flavour (<10%).
Yes
Carbohydrates 1.3 g/gummy 0.879 g/mint No data available No data available
Cereals containing gluten None None No added gluten, but contains Maize (corn) and tapioca starch None
Crustaceans and products thereof None None None None
Eggs and products thereof None None None None
Fish and products thereof None None None None
Peanuts and products thereof None None None None
Soybeans and products thereof Yes None Yes.Vitamin E contains lecithin and soya oil derived from soya bean; Vitamin D3 contains soy. None
Milk and products thereof None None None None
Nuts or Tree nuts i.e. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts and product thereof None None None None
Celery and products thereof None No data available None None
Mustard and products thereof None No data available None No data available
Sesame Seeds and products thereof None None None No data available
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/litre expressed as SO2. Sucrose, Glucose syrup and Gelatin contain sulphites (<10ppm per gummy) No added preservative. However, product contains trace of sulphites (equivalent to 0.003 microgram per mint). Yes.Strawberry flavour contains sulphite (<10ppm) Contains traces of sulphites
Lupin and products thereof None No data available None No data available
Molluscs and products thereof None No data available None No data available
Halal No information available The Vitamin D3 used in the product is Halal. This product has not been Halal certified. No information available
Kosher No information available No information available No information available No information available
Is product suitable for Vegetarians? No No No Yes
Is product permitted in sport? Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports Check with Australian Institute of Sports

A: Centrum For Women is specifically formulated to address the nutritional needs of women by focusing on support for healthy bones and healthy skin, nails & hair. Centrum For Men is specifically formulated to meet the nutritional needs of men to support muscle health and a healthy heart.

A: The Centrum For Women and Centrum For Men formulation have been formulated with optimized levels of key vitamins and minerals that is specialized to support women’s and men’s health needs. The Centrum Advance is an everyday formulation containing essential Vitamins and Minerals plus Antioxidants Lutein & Lycopene that are needed when you are looking for a good daily multivitamin, the whole family can share.

A: The Centrum For Women 50+ and Centrum For Men 50+ formulations have been specifically formulated with optimized levels of key vitamins and minerals that is specialized to support women’s and men’s health needs over 50. Centrum Advance 50+ is an everyday formulation containing essential Vitamins and Minerals plus Antioxidants Lutein & Lycopene that are needed when you are looking for a good daily multivitamin.

A: Centrum MultiGummies Adult is suitable for adults that are not pregnant, considering becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.

A: You should only take one Centrum MultiGummy a day. Do not exceed suggested use.

A: Due to use of plant-based colours, gummy appearance may change over time. This does not affect the product potency.

A: Centrum MultiGummies should be stored below 25°C, in a cool dry place. Keep bottle tightly closed.

A: Centrum MultiGummies can be consumed without food or water.

A: Centrum VitaMints are suitable for adults (i.e. 18 years of age and older). They are a convenient, minty, easy to chew option for adults that don’t like swallowing tablets. They are not suitable for children (i.e. below 18 years of age). Centrum VitaMints contain Vitamin K. People taking Warfarin should seek medical advice before starting consumption.

A: You should only take one Centrum VitaMint a day, in addition to a healthy diet.
Do not exceed one VitaMint daily.

A: Centrum VitaMints can be consumed without food or water.