Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

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.

A:

Centrum Advance
(AUST L 193683)
Centrum Advance 50+
(AUST L 193642)
Centrum Kids Strawberry
(AUST L 146957)
Centrum Kids Omega-3 Plus
(AUST L 213159)
Centrum Kids Incremin Iron Mixture
(AUST L 167627)
Preservatives Nicotinamide and Sodium Selenate contain traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites. Nicotinamide and Sodium Selenate contain traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites. No added preservative; however, the strawberry flavour contains Sulphite (<10ppm) No added preservative; however, the gelatin raw material contains Sulphite (50ppm) Sodium benzoate
Sorbic acid
Colouring Agents
  • Caramel (# 150)
  • Titanium dioxide (# 171)
  • Titanium dioxide (# 171)
  • Carbon black (Vegetable carbon) (# 153)
None Iron oxide black CI77499 (#172)
  • Amaranth CI16185 (#123)
Flavouring Agents None None Natural Strawberry vanilla extract; Strawberry flavour contains maltodextrin. Strawberry flavour
Orange oil
Vanilla flavour
Chocolate flavour
Strawberry flavour
Orange oil
Vanilla flavour
Chocolate flavour
Strawberry flavour
Orange oil
Vanilla flavour
Chocolate flavour
Cherry flavour
Artificial Sweeteners None None Saccharin sodium Sucralose
Xylitol
None
Sugars Contains sucrose & glucose Contains sucrose & glucose Contains:
sucrose equivalent to 0.814 mg/tab; Maltodextrin and Dextrose derived tapioca starch
None None
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, but contains Maize starch No added gluten, but contains potato and maize starch.
No wheat.No added gluten, but contains potato and maize starch.
No wheat.No added gluten, but contains potato and maize starch.
No wheat.
None
Lactose (Dairy) None None None No lactose, however, chocolate flavour contains other dairy products equivalent to None
Alcohol None 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, from chocolate and vanilla flavours equivalent to 0.05%. Yes
Carbohydrates No data available No data available No data available Does not contain sugars (maltose, fructose, sucrose, honey as a mixture of sugars & invert sugar);
Galactose – none
Does not contain sugars (maltose, fructose, sucrose, honey as a mixture of sugars & invert sugar);
Galactose – none
Does not contain sugars (maltose, fructose, sucrose, honey as a mixture of sugars & invert sugar);
Galactose – none
No data available
Cereals containing gluten Tablet coating contains caramel derived from wheat. None No added gluten, but contains Maize (corn) and tapioca starch No added gluten, but contains potato and maize starch.
No wheat.No added gluten, but contains potato and maize starch.
No wheat.No added gluten, but contains potato and maize starch.
No wheat.
None
Crustaceans and products thereof None None None None None
Eggs and products thereof None None None None
Fish and products thereof None None None yes None
Peanuts and products thereof None None None No None
Soybeans and products thereof None None Yes.Vitamin E contains lecithin and soya oil derived from soya bean; Vitamin D3 contains soy. Yes None
Milk and products thereof None None None No lactose, however, chocolate flavour contains other dairy products equivalent to 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 No None
Celery and products thereof None None None No None
Mustard and products thereof None None None No information available None
Sesame Seeds and products thereof None None None No None
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/litre expressed as SO2. Nicotinamide and Sodium Selenate contain traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites Nicotinamide and Sodium Selenate contain traces of Sulphur dioxide or sulphites Yes.Strawberry flavour contains sulphite (<10ppm) The gelatin raw material contains sulphites (50ppm) No sulphites used in the formula, however, the colouring agent used in the formula is sulphur containing compound
Lupin and products thereof No data available No data available None No information available None
Molluscs and products thereof No data available No data available None No information available None
Halal No data available No data available No Yes No data available
Kosher No data available No data available No data available No information available No data available
Is product suitable for Vegetarians? Product contains animal by product Product contains animal by product Product contains animal by product Product contains animal by product 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 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:

Centrum For Men
(AUST L 200421)
Centrum For Women
(AUST L 200414)
Preservatives Sodium benzoate
sorbic acid
Sodium benzoate
sorbic acid
Colouring Agents
  • Sunset yellow (#110)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Allura red (#129)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Allura red (#129)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
Flavouring Agents None None
Artificial Sweeteners None None
Sugars Contains sucrose and glucose Contains sucrose and glucose syrup
Gluten/Starch No added gluten. Contains maize starch. No added gluten. Contains maize starch.
Animal by products Yes.Contains Lactose (bovine sourced) and gelatin (ovine and porcine derived) Yes.Contains Lactose (bovine sourced) and gelatin (ovine and porcine derived)
Lactose (Dairy) Yes Yes
Alcohol None None
Carbohydrates 182 mg/tablet 169 mg/tablet
Cereals containing gluten None None
Crustaceans and products thereof None None
Eggs and products thereof None None
Fish and products thereof None None
Peanuts and products thereof None None
Soybeans and products thereof Yes Yes
Milk and products thereof Yes, contains lactose Yes, contains lactose
Nuts or Tree nuts i.e. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts and product thereof None None
Celery and products thereof None None
Mustard and products thereof None None
Sesame Seeds and products thereof None None
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/litre expressed as SO2. Sodium selenate contains 100ppm of sulphur dioxide and sulphites. Sodium selenate contains 100ppm of sulphur dioxide and sulphites.
Lupin and products thereof None None
Molluscs and products thereof None None
Halal Refer to Animal by products information Refer to Animal by products information
Kosher No information available No information available
Is product suitable for Vegetarians? Product contains animal by products Product contains animal by products
Is product permitted in sport? Check with the Australian Institute of Sports Check with the Australian Institute of Sports

A:

Centrum For Men 50+
(AUST L 211926)
Centrum For Women 50+
(AUST L 211922)
Preservatives Sodium benzoate
sorbic acid
Sodium benzoate
sorbic acid
Colouring Agents
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
  • Indigo Carmine (#132)
  • Carmine (#120)
  • Titanium dioxide (#171)
Flavouring Agents None None
Artificial Sweeteners None None
Sugars Contains sucrose and glucose Contains sucrose and glucose syrup
Gluten/Starch No added gluten. No added gluten. Contains corn starch.
Animal by products Yes.Contains gelatin (ovine and porcine derived) Yes.Contains gelatin (ovine and porcine derived)
Lactose (Dairy) None None
Alcohol None None
Carbohydrates 224 mg/tablet 209mg/tablet
Cereals containing gluten None None
Crustaceans and products thereof None None
Eggs and products thereof None None
Fish and products thereof None None
Peanuts and products thereof None None
Soybeans and products thereof None None
Milk and products thereof 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
Celery and products thereof None None
Mustard and products thereof None None
Sesame Seeds and products thereof None None
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/litre expressed as SO2. Sodium selenate contains 100ppm of sulphur dioxide Sodium selenate contains 100ppm of sulphur dioxide and sulphites.
Lupin and products thereof None None
Molluscs and products thereof None None
Halal Refer to Animal by products information Refer to Animal by products information
Kosher No information available No information available
Is product suitable for Vegetarians? Product contains animal by products Product contains animal by products
Is product permitted in sport? Check with the Australian Institute of Sports Check with the Australian Institute of Sports

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 (Supplemented Food)
Preservatives Sucrose, Glucose syrup and Gelatin contain sulphites (less than 5ppm per gummy)
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)
Ingredient / Allergen Info Product does not contain:
  • Milk
  • Egg
  • Crustacean / Shellfish
  • Wheat
  • Peanuts
  • Soybeans
  • Celery
  • Lupins
  • Molluscs
  • Mustard
  • Sesame seeds
  • Any derivative
Flavouring Agents Yes:
Orange oil
Lactic acid (acidulant)
Natural flavours; Fruit Juice concentrates (plum, blackberry, raspberry);
Cherry essence;
Invert sugar (nutritive sweetener)
Artificial sweetener No. The formulation does not contain artificial sweetener.
Sugars: Sucrose Glucose etc. Yes.Contains sucrose, glucose syrup and invert sugar.
Gluten/ Starch The product does not contain cereal containing gluten. However, based on other calculated values gluten is present at less than 5ppm per gummy
Animal By-products Yes.
Contains Gelatin (porcine sourced); Vitamin D3 (ovine sourced) and beeswax (honey bee sourced).
Alcohol Yes: The flavours contain alcohol.
Halal Refer to Animal by products information
Kosher No information available
Is product suitable for Vegetarians? Product contains animal by products
Is product permitted in sport? Check with the Australian Institute of Sports
Disclaimer: Age of Use: Adults take one Centrum Multigummy daily.
Do not exceed one MultiGummy daily.
Not suitable for children or during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, are considering becoming pregnant or are breastfeeding, do not consume Centrum MultiGummies.
Use as directed in addition to a healthy diet.

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:

Preservatives No added preservative. However, product contains trace of sulphites (equivalent to 0.003 microgram per mint).
Colouring Agents Yes. Contains Indigo Carmine Aluminium Lake (FD&C Blue # 2).
Ingredient / Allergen Information Product does not contain:
  • Egg & egg products
  • Crustacea & their products
  • Fish & fish products
  • Milk & milk products
  • Peanut & peanut products
  • Sesame seed & sesame seed products
  • Soybeans & soybean products
  • Tree nuts & tree nut products
Flavouring Agents Yes, contains:
  • Natural and artificial mint flavour
  • Natural peppermint flavour
Artificial Sweetener Yes, contains:
  • Sucralose
  • Acesulfame potassium
Sugars: Sucrose, Glucose etc. Yes, contains:
  • Sucrose
  • Isomalt
Gluten / Starch No.
Does not contain cereals containing gluten & their products, namely wheat, rye, barley, oats and spelt or their hybridised strains.
Animal By-products Yes.
Vitamin D3 is derived from wool grease (lanolin) from sheep (ovine).
Alcohol No.
Halal The Vitamin D3 used in the product is Halal.
Kosher No information available.
Is product suitable for vegans? Product contains animal derived ingredient.
Is product permitted in sport? Check with the Australian Institute of Sports.
Disclaimer Age of Use:

Adults, chew one Centrum VitaMints daily.
Do not exceed suggested use.
Not suitable for use in children.

Ask your Healthcare Professional if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before consuming Centrum VitaMints.

Contains Vitamin K. People taking warfarin should seek medical advice before starting consumption.

Use as directed in addition to a healthy diet.

A: Centrum VitaMints are suitable for adults (i.e. 18 years of age and older) that lead active lives. 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 VitaMints a day, in addition to a healthy diet.
Do not exceed one VitaMints daily.

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