Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate USP

Business Unit:  Human

Medicine Type: Tablet

Generic Name: Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate USP

Therapeutic Class: Specific mineral preparations

Indication: Zeenee (Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate) is indicated in zinc deficiency and/or zinc losing conditions. Zinc deficiency can occur as a result of inadequate diet or mal-absorption. Excessive loss of zinc can occur in trauma, burns, diarrhea and protein losing conditions. A zinc supplement is given until clinical improvement occurs but it may need to be continued in severe mal-absorption, metabolic disease or in zinc losing states.

Dosage & Administration: Children under 10 kg: 1 tablet (If the children can swallow) daily after food or as directed by the physician. Children (10-30 kg): 1 tablet 1-3 times daily after food or as directed by the physician. Adults & Children over 30 kg: 2 tablets 1-3 times daily after food. This drug is most effective if they are taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. However, if causes stomach upset, this may be taken with a meal.