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Zinc



Zinc is an essential trace element used to treat Zinc deficiency and delayed wound healing associated with Zinc deficiency. It is also used for herpes simplex, Hansen's disease, diabetes, dental plaque, and Alzheimer's disease. It may also be used to treat Wilson's disease, colds, acne and other skin problems. Other uses include fighting infection and stimulating the immune system. Other names for Zinc include: Zinc Picolinate, Zincum, and Zinc Gluconate. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

 
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Uses
Zinc is an essential trace element used to treat Zinc deficiency and delayed wound healing associated with Zinc deficiency. It is also used for herpes simplex, Hansen's disease, diabetes, dental plaque, and Alzheimer's disease. It may also be used to treat Wilson's disease, colds, acne and other skin problems. Other uses include fighting infection and stimulating the immune system. Other names for Zinc include: Zinc Picolinate, Zincum, and Zinc Gluconate. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

Storage
  • Keep all medicine locked up and away from children.
  • Store medicine away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not store your medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places.
  • Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down and not work the way it should work.
  • Throw away medicine that is out of date or that you do not need.
  • Never share your medicine with others.


How To Use
  • Talk with your caregiver about how much Zinc you should take.
  • The amount depends on the strength of the medicine and the reason you are taking Zinc.
  • If you are using this medicine without instructions from your caregiver, follow the directions on the medicine bottle.
  • Do not take more medicine or take it more often than the directions tell you to.

Side Effects
  • Stop taking your medicine right away and talk to your doctor if you have any of the following side effects.
  • Your medicine may be causing these symptoms which may mean you are allergic to it. Breathing problems or tightness in your throat or chest . Chest pain . Skin hives, rash, or itchy or swollen skin.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you ... are taking medicine or are allergic to any medicine (prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) or dietary supplement) . are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medicine . are breastfeeding . have any other health problems, such as high blood pressure or heart or blood vessel disease.


Drug Interactions
  • Before taking Zinc, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding . Long term use of zinc supplements over 15 milligrams daily is not recommended without adequate medical supervision (1).

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