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Zinc sulfate is indicated for the treatment and/or prevention of zinc deficiency related to alcoholism, liver cirrhosis and bowel malabsorption. Zinc sulfate is also indicated for the treatment of Wilson’s disease and to reduce diarrhoeal symptoms among malnourished children.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

No information available

Zinc sulfate Indications / Zinc sulfate Uses

No information available

Zinc sulfate Adverse Reactions / Zinc sulfate Side Effects

Zinc sulfate can cause unusual fatigue, heartburn, nausea, GI upset, fever, chills, sore throat and oral cankers.

Precautions

Zinc sulfate is contraindicated in individuals with serious allergy to supplemental zinc products and patients with low levels of plasma copper.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

Zinc sulfate may interact with bisphosphonates, alendronate, quinolone derivatives, ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, penicillamine and phosphorus-containing products.

Other Interactions

No information available

Dosage

The dosage of Zinc sulphate depends on the medical condition and patient’s requirement.

Food(before/after)

Zinc sulfate should be taken at least 1-2 hours before food intake.

List of Contraindications

Zinc sulfate and Pregnancy

In recommended doses, Zinc sulfate is likely safe among pregnant women. However, Zinc sulphate should not be self-medicated to avoid overdose and toxicity.

Zinc sulfate and Lactation

Nursing mothers should consult a physician before taking Zinc sulphate.

Zinc sulfate and Children

The dosage of Zinc sulphate should be as prescribed by a pediatrician.

Zinc sulfate and Geriatic

No information available

Zinc sulfate and Other Contraindications

No information available

Storage

Store at 15-30oC. Protect away from light and moisture

Lab interference

Store at 15-30oC. Protect away from light and moisture

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