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Frequently Asked Questions

General Product Questions

  • Q. What are Centrum Benefit Blends?

    Centrum has launched a new range of vitamin and mineral supplements, as well as herbal blends tailored to support you across a number of benefit areas.

  • Q. How do I know which Centrum product is right for me?

    A: Centrum offers a wide range of vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements, tailored according to your age, gender and specific health goals. To help you find which Centrum product may be right for you, take the Choose Your Centrum Quiz.

  • Q: What are the benefits of taking a multivitamin supplement such as Centrum?

    A: A well balanced diet requires a wide variety of food in the right amount. However, it can be difficult to keep this up every day. Centrum has a range of multivitamin products that can help fill nutritional gaps if your dietary intake is inadequate. Visit our product page or read the label for more information.

  • Q: Is it harmful to take outdated/expired Centrum?

    A:GSK does not recommend the use of any of its products after the expiration date indicated on the label.

  • Q. Can I take this product if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

    A. This product is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women

  • Q: How many tablets of Centrum vitamins or multivitamins do I take a day?

    A: Please read the dosage information on the product label or visit Centrum website product page. Directions may vary by product.

  • Q: What makes Centrum For Men different from Centrum Advance multivitamins?

    A: Centrum For Men builds off of the same great formula as Centrum Advance, but contains higher levels of certain vitamins and minerals to support men’s health.

  • Q: What makes Centrum For Women different from Centrum Advance multivitamins?

    A: Centrum For Women builds off of the same great formula as Centrum Advance, but contains higher levels of certain vitamins and minerals to support women’s health.

  • Q: What is the recommended age group for taking Centrum multivitamin?

    A: The recommended age group will differ per Centrum product. Please read the label or visit the Centrum website product pages. Our Centrum range has products suitable for kids and adults.

  • Q: How should I store my Centrum vitamins?

    A: Store below 25°

  • Q: Where can I purchase Centrum?

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

    Visit our where to buy page to buy online.

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum Advance

    Centrum Advance (AUST L 193683)

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes, contains sucrose & glucose

    Gluten and Starch

    Tablet coating contains caramel derived from wheat. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch.
    This product in not gluten-free

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derives ingredients

    Yes

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum Advance 50+

    Centrum Advance 50+ (AUST L 193642)

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes, contains sucrose & glucose

    Gluten and Starch

    There is no wheat or gluten added to the formulation of this product.
    While none of the ingredients in the product contain wheat or gluten, we does not perform testing on the finished product for gluten, and therefore cannot assure that the product is Gluten-Free. Contains maize (corn) starch and modified food starch

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derives ingredients

    Yes

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum for Men

    Centrum For Men (AUST L 293158)

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes, contains sucrose, maltose and glucose.

    Gluten and Starch

    There is no gluten added to the formulation of this product. While none of the ingredients in the product contain gluten, we do not perform gluten testing on this product, and therefore we cannot assure that the product is gluten.Contains starch, maize (corn) starch, potato starch and modified food starch.

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    No

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derives ingredients

    Yes

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum for Women

    Centrum For Women (AUST L 293159)

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes, contains sucrose, maltose and glucose.

    Gluten and Starch

    There is no gluten added to the formulation of this product. While none of the ingredients in the product contain gluten, we do not perform gluten testing on this product, and therefore we cannot assure that the product is gluten-free. Contains maize (corn) starch, modified food starch and potato starch.

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derives ingredients

    Yes

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum for Men 50+

    Centrum For Men 50+ (AUST L 293186)

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes, contains sucrose, maltose and glucose.

    Gluten and Starch

    There is no gluten added to the formulation of this product. While none of the ingredients in the product contain gluten, we do not perform gluten testing on this product, and therefore we cannot assure that the product is gluten-free. Contains starch, maize (corn) starch, modified food starch and potato starch.

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derives ingredients

    Yes

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum for Women 50+

    Centrum For Women 50+ (AUST L 293185)

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes, contains sucrose, maltose and glucose.

    Gluten and Starch

    There is no gluten added to the formulation of this product. While none of the ingredients in the product contain gluten, we do not perform gluten testing on this product, and therefore we cannot assure that the product is gluten-free..Contains starch, maize (corn) starch, modified food starch and potato starch.

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derives ingredients

    Yes

Centrum Advance

Centrum Gender

Centrum Kids

  • Q: What age is Centrum Kids suitable for?

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

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum Kids Strawberry

    Centrum Kids Strawberry (AUST L 320154)

         

    Preservatives

    Contains sulfites.

    Colouring Agents

    None

    Flavouring Agents

    Strawberry and Vanilla flavours

    Artificial Sweeteners

    Sodium saccharin

    Sugars

    Contains sucrose and glucose 

    Gluten and Starch

    Yes Contains maize (corn) starch.

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derived ingredients

    None

  • Q: Allergen information for Centrum Kids Incremin Iron Mixture

    Centrum Kids Incremin Iron Mixture (AUST L 167627)

         

    Preservatives

    Sodium benzoate, Sorbic Acid.  Contains sulfites

    Colouring Agents

    Amaranth (#123) 

    Flavouring Agents

    Cherry flavour

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    None

    Gluten and Starch

    The sorbitol used in this product as a sweetener contains a corn and/or wheat derivative.  However, when sorbitol was tested for wheat gluten using the best available technique, there was an absence of wheat gluten found in the sorbitol . We do not perform gluten testing on this product, and therefore cannot assure that the product is gluten-free.

    Lactose and Dairy Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Animal-derived ingredients

    None

Centrum Benefit Blends

  • Q. How are Centrum Benefit Blends different to the rest of the Centrum range?

    A. Each Centrum Benefit Blend product has been designed with a tailored formula to support a specific health need. The Centrum Advance, Centrum for Men and Centrum for Women products contain multiple vitamins to help fill nutritional gaps and support energy and immunity.

  • Q. How many tablets/ capsules do I need to take?

    A: Please read the dosage information on the product label or visit Centrum website product page. Directions may vary by product.

  • Q. Can I take this at the same time as other Centrum products?

    A. If you are currently taking any other vitamin or mineral supplements, please speak to your healthcare professional before taking this product

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Calm & Collected

    Centrum Calm & Collected

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes. This product contains ethanol (less than 3% v/v).

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    Yes

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    Crushing, splitting or opening the capsule is not recommended

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Mind & Memory

    Centrum Mind & Memory

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes. This product contains ethanol (less than 3% v/v).

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    No

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    Crushing, splitting or opening the capsule is not recommended

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Rest & Renew

    Centrum Rest & Renew

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes. This product contains ethanol (less than 3% v/v).

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    No

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    Crushing, splitting or opening the capsule is not recommended

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Immune Defence & Recovery

    Centrum Immune Defence & Recovery

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes. This product contains ethanol (less than 3% v/v).

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    No

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    This product can be broken in half for ease of swallowing using the indicated break bar

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Movement & Mobility

    Centrum Movement & Mobility

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    No

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    This product can be broken in half for ease of swallowing using the indicated break bar

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Energise & Go

    Centrum Energise & Go

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    Yes

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes. This product contains ethanol (less than 3% v/v).

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    Yes

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    Crushing, splitting or opening the capsule is not recommended

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Beautiful & Bright

    Centrum Beautiful & Bright

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    None

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    Yes. This product contains ethanol (less than 3% v/v).

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    Yes

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    Crushing, splitting or opening the capsule is not recommended

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

  • Q. Allergen information for Centrum Collagen Boost & Glow

    Centrum Collagen Boost & Glow

         

    Flavouring Agents

    None

    Artificial Sweeteners

    None

    Sugars

    None

    Gluten

    None

    Lactose and Milk Products

    None

    Alcohol (Ethanol)

    None

    Peanuts and products thereof

    None

    Tree nuts or tree nut products

    None

    Suitable for vegans?

    No

    Can I crush or split the tablets or capsules?

    This product can be broken in half for ease of swallowing using the indicated break bar

    Halal certified?

    This product has not been Halal certified.

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Why Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements

While there’s no one size fits all approach to living a healthy lifestyle, we know that focusing on our nutrition and eating well for your body can help you to stay energised and nourished. Vitamins and supplements can help to complement the nutrients you get from food and bring you one step closer to your health and wellness goals.1

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