DaryaZinc

DaryaZinc

zinc sulfate

Manufacturer:

Darya-Varia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Zn sulfate monohydrate
Indications/Uses
As complementary therapy to oral rehydration soln; replaces fluid loss & prevents dehydration in childn.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Syr Childn 6 mth-5 yr 20 mg (1 tsp) daily for 10 days; infant 2-6 mth 10 mg (½ tsp) daily for 10 days. Oral drops Childn 6 mth-5 yr 10 mg (2 mL) daily for 10 days; infant 2-6 mth 10 mg (1 mL) daily for 10 days.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take at least 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Special Precautions
Administer oral rehydration soln concomitantly.
Adverse Reactions
Vomiting, reduced plasma lipoprotein level & copper absorption.
Drug Interactions
Reduced absorption w/ tetracycline. Fe-containing drugs may impair Zn absorption.
MIMS Class
Antidiarrheals
ATC Classification
A12CB01 - zinc sulfate ; Belongs to the class of zinc-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
DaryaZinc oral drops 27.5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
15 mL x 1's
Form
DaryaZinc syr 55 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
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