Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate Buy 5 Get 1 Free
For prevention and treatment of Zinc deficiency characterized by growth retardation and defects of rapidly dividing tissues such as the skin, the immune system and the intestinal mucosa. It is also used as supplements to correct Zinc deficiency: for example in malabsorption syndromes, during parenteral feeding, in conditions with increased body losses (trauma, burns and protein-losing states) and in acrodermatitis enteropathic ( a rare genetic disorder characterized by severe Zinc deficiency).
In case of acute overdoses of zinc sulfate, use of emetics or gastric lavage should be avoided for this is corrosive due to the formation of zinc chloride by stomach acid; treatment consists of administration of milk or alkali carbonates and activated charcoal. Routinely monitor zinc status in patients receiving long term TPN (total parenteral nutrinution).
Prolonged administration of high dose of zinc supplements by mouth leads to copper deficiency with associated sideroblastic anaemia and neutropenia.Zinc toxicity has occured after the use of contaminated water in haemodialysis solution. Using chelating agent such as sodium calcium edetate may reduce high serum zinc concentration.
Dosage and Administration
1mL to 5mL three times daily for Zinc deficiency or as prescribed by physician.
5mL to 10mL (1 to 2 teaspoonfuls) daily fir Zinc deficiency states or as prescribed by physician.