Zinc is an essential element of nutrition and traces are present in a wide range of foods. It is a constituent of many enzyme systems and is present in all tissues. Features of zinc deficiency include growth retardation and defects of rapidly-dividing tissues such as the skin, the immune system, and the intestinal mucosa. Water-soluble zinc salts are 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 enteropathica (a rare genetic disorder characterised by severe zinc deficiency). They have been tried in the treatment of a large number of conditions that may be related to zinc deficiency. Read More

Suggested Use: Adults: Take 1 tablet twice daily.

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  • Helps to maintain healthy skin.
  • Helps to maintain immune function.
  • Helps in connective tissue formation.
  • An important antioxidant.
  • Helps strengthen immune function.
  • Necessary for the male and female reproductive systems.
  • Important for a healthy libido.
  • The body absorbs zinc citrate well.
  • Natural food sources of zinc include: Pumpkin seeds, lentils, cashews, sesame seeds, beef and more.

In deficiency states, zinc is usually given by mouth as the sulfate, the sulfate monohydrate, or the gluconate, in doses of up to 50 mg of elemental zinc three times daily. When intravenous supplements are required, zinc chloride or zinc sulfate may be given; a suggested dose for parenteral nutrition is 6.5 mg of elemental zinc (100 micromoles) daily.

Oral zinc salts, commonly the acetate, may be used as copper absorption inhibitors in Wilson’s disease. The usual adult dose is 50¬†mg three times daily up to a maximum of five times daily. Children from 1 to 6 years may be given 25¬†mg twice daily; those from 6 to 16 years and with a body-weight under 57¬†kg are given 25¬†mg three times daily. Adolescents from 16 years of age, or with a body-weight of above 57¬†kg are given 50¬†mg three times daily. An effective dose in pregnant women is usually 25¬†mg three times daily; however, dosage is adjusted based on copper concentrations.

Zinc sulfate is used topically in a variety of skin conditions mainly for its astringent properties. The insoluble zinc salts, commonly the oxide, are used similarly. A 1.2% solution of zinc acetate is used topically with erythromycin in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Zinc sulfate is also used as an astringent in eye drops. Zinc chloride has been used for its powerful caustic and astringent properties, usually in very dilute solution, in, for example, mouthwashes.


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