E-Zinc

E-Zinc

zinc sulfate

Manufacturer:

Amherst Lab

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Zn sulfate monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Adjunct in the management of acute diarrhea; helps boost immune function; helps support optimum physical growth & development.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Syr Adjunct in the management of acute diarrhea together w/ reduced osmolarity ORS Childn ≥6 mth 5 mL, <6 mth 2.5 mL, to be taken once daily during an acute diarrhea episode for 10-14 days even when diarrhea has already stopped. Nutritional supplement Adult 2.5-5 mL. Childn 9-13 yr 2.5-5 mL, 4-8 yr 2.5 mL, 1-3 yr 1.25 mL, to be taken once daily. Drops Adjunct in the management of acute diarrhea together w/ reduced osmolarity ORS Childn ≥6 mth 2 mL, <6 mth 1 mL, to be taken once daily during an acute diarrhea episode for 10-14 days even when diarrhea has already stopped. Nutritional supplement Childn 1-3 yr 0.5 mL, 6-11 mth 0.5 mL, to be taken once daily.
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.
Contraindications
Adverse Reactions
GI side effects eg, nausea & vomiting are seen in doses of elemental Zn >30 mg.
MIMS Class
Electrolytes / Vitamins & Minerals (Paediatric)
ATC Classification
A12CB01 - zinc sulfate ; Belongs to the class of zinc-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
E-Zinc oral drops 27.5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
15 mL x 1's
Form
E-Zinc syr 55 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
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