Zinc/Zinc Sulphate is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional agents group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2163   Edition : 37, Martindale    Page : 2163   Edition : 37,    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Zincate,Halls Zinc Defense, Ivy Dry, Orazinc, Biolectra Zink, Bioglan Zinc Chelate,A to Z,A to Z Gold,Betonin,Calcimax,Calcimax Forte,Caldikind,Vitcofol,Zincovit

  ►  Strength : Lotion with   , Eye Drop with   , Tablet with   , Capsule with   , Ophthalmic Solution with   , Oral solution with   , Topical solution with   , Injection with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2163   Edition : 37, Martindale    Page : 2162   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IV, ophthalmic, Topical,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2163   Edition : 37, Martindale    Page : 2162   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Deficiency states Oral 50 mg t.i.d.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2162   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Wilson’s disease 1 Year 16 Year Oral 25 mg b.d.
2 Wilson’s disease 6 Year 16 Year under 57 kg Oral 25 mg t.i.d.
3 Wilson’s disease 16Year above 57 kg 50 mg t.i.d.
4 Acrodermatitis enteropathica Oral 0.5 1 mg/kg b.d.

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2162   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : abdominal pain, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, gastric irritation, gastritis,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2161   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Zinc/Zinc Sulphate is with , , TETRACYCLINES , , FLUOROQUINOLONES , , ,  Penicillamine ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2161   Edition : 37,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  The absorption of zinc may be reduced by iron supplements penicillamine, phosphorus-containing preparations, and tetracyclines. Zinc supplements reduce the absorption of copper, fluoroquinolones, iron, penicillamine, and tetracyclines. The absorption of ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolones is reduced by antacids containing aluminium or magnesium and also by calcium, iron, and zinc salts. The absorption of the tetracyclines is reduced by divalent and trivalent cations such as aluminium, bismuth, calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 267,378,2161   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : Copper deficiency, Zinc hypersensitivity,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2161   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   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,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2162   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Lentils with same pathway, Lentils with same compound, Sea food with same compound, Meat with same compound, seeds with same compound, Beans with same compound,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Zinc --- ( Zimmermann, M. (2016). Bergersteins Handbook of Nutrition. New york: Saurabh printers pvt ltd . )
  • zinc --- (Gopalan, C. (2016). Nytritive value of Indian Foods. National INstitute Of Nutrition: Indial council of Medical Research (ICMR),Hyderabad -500007 ,INDIA. )
  • Zinc have Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2016). Nytritive value of Indian Foods. National INstitute Of Nutrition: Indial council of Medical Research (ICMR),Hyderabad -500007 ,INDIA. )
  • Zinc have Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2016). Nytritive value of Indian Foods. National INstitute Of Nutrition: Indial council of Medical Research (ICMR),Hyderabad -500007 ,INDIA. )
  • Zinc have Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2016). Nytritive value of Indian Foods. National INstitute Of Nutrition: Indial council of Medical Research (ICMR),Hyderabad -500007 ,INDIA )
  • Zinc have Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2016). Nytritive value of Indian Foods. National INstitute Of Nutrition: Indial council of Medical Research (ICMR),Hyderabad -500007 ,INDIA )

  •   ►  URL -- http://197.14.51.10:81/pmb/AGROALIMENTAIRE/Handbook%20of%20Nutrition.pdf, https://books.google.co.in/books/about/Nutritive_Value_of_Indian_Foods.html?id=biFBAAAAYAAJ, http://icmr.nic.in/final/rda-2010.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- CALCIUM with Decrease in Nutrient Level, CYSTEINE with Increase in Nutrient Level, HISTIDINE with Dietary Substance is Drug Enhancer, FOLIC ACID with Decrease in Nutrient Level, IRON with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN A with Dietary Substance is Drug Enhancer, VITAMIN B6 with Dietary Substance is Drug Enhancer,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf, http://197.14.51.10:81/pmb/AGROALIMENTAIRE/Handbook%20of%20Nutrition.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- VITAMIN E with Deficiency reduces plasma zinc levels and may exacerbate zinc deficiency .,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart

  •   ►  URL -- http://197.14.51.10:81/pmb/AGROALIMENTAIRE/Handbook%20of%20Nutrition.pdf,

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Faecal, Renal, Sweat,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2162   Edition : 37,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA