Centrum | Explore Your Health

Centrum is a health supplement company known for their multivitamins. Centrum products are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that promote health and well-being.

Centrum’s official website includes information on the following health topics:

  • brain
  • eyes
  • breast
  • heart
  • bones
  • immune system
  • colon
  • prostate

In 2012, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that study participants taking Centrum multivitamins reduced their risk of developing cancer and other diseases.

The name Centrum means “centre” in Latin. Centrum supplements are manufactured by a company named Pfizer, which is an American pharmaceutical corporation with headquarters in New York City, NY.


Centrum products are recommended to people who are falling short of important or essential nutrients in their diet. These deficiencies should be determined by a health care professional.

Centrum products are primarily multivitamins and multiminerals. Centrum includes other nutrients in some of its products that are tailored to specific health needs. These special nutrients include the following:

  • ginseng
  • lutein
  • lycopene
  • phytosterols

Centrum products are gluten-free, MSG-free, egg-free, latex-free, aluminum-free and suitable for people with celiac disease. Centrum tablets also contain less than 1 calorie per tablet. Most Centrum supplements are derived from synthetic source ingredients, which means they are derived through chemical processes.

Popular Centrum products include the following:

  • Centrum Select (for men and women)
  • Centrum Silver (for men and women 50 years and older)
  • Centrum Forte (multivitiamin and multimineral supplement)
  • Centrum Performance (for active lifestyles)
  • Centrum Chewables
  • Centrum Flavour Burst (fruit-flavoured gummies for kids or adults)
  • Centrum Advantage (for long-term health)
  • Centrum Prenatal (with omega-3 and folic acid)
  • Centrum ProNutrients (Omega-3 or Vitamin D3)
  • Centrum ProNutrients Bone Health
  • Centrum ProNutrients Immunity (B Complex)