Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml

About

 Zinc is a natural ion found in the human body,responsible for the efficient and proper functioning of the human immune system that helps fight off various bacterial,fungal and viral infections thereby protecting the body.Zinc not only plays an integral role in human defense systems but also aids in cellular growth and production;zinc is also required for the proper functioning of the  human senses of smell and taste.

Thereby,Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is prescribed to people who have low levels of zinc in their body and thereby are at a risk of not having their body fight off infections and may face disturbances in their sense of taste as well as smell.Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is also very helpful in patients suffering from loose stools due to bacterial infections.Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is also prescribed in the treatment of skin acne.

A tablet a day is commonly prescribed to adults,to be ingested between meals if patient is susceptible to having stomach problems or 2-3 hours after a meal so as to not disturb the absorption of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.Children and pregnant women can be prescribed Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml if need be and the dosage of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is altered accordingly.

Patients who are allergic to Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml or to any other medicine are not prescribed Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.Certain antibiotics and HIV treatment drugs tend to negatively interact with Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml and therefore patients need to inform their physicians of all the medicines they are taking before ingesting Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.Nausea,vomiting and heartburn are a few side effects that may be felt by patients undergoing treatment with Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.

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Type

Suspension – Syrup

Feature

20mg/5ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

Composition

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate 20 mg / 5 ml

Brand

Tabros Pharma (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

Indications 

Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml can be used to treat and prevent 

  • Low levels of zinc in the body

How Does Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml Work

Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml works by increasing the lowered levels of zinc in the body.

How To Use Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml

A tablet a day or a tablespoon daily is commonly prescribed to adults,to be ingested between meals if patient is susceptible to having stomach problems or 2-3 hours after a meal so as to not disturb the absorption of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.Children and pregnant women can be prescribed Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml if need be and the dosage of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is altered accordingly.Milk,grains and cereal are advised to not be ingested till 2-3 hours after Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A tablet/tablespoon or two of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is commonly prescribed.Dosage is entirely dependent on the patient’s deficiency of zinc,the doctor may alter the dosage over time depending on the patient’s health and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Child Dosage 

Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is safe to be ingested by children of all ages,infants included.Dosage of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml for each child is customized by a physician depending on the patient’s health needs,age and weight.

Elderly Dosage 

Dosage for patients aged 65 years and above may be lowered if the patient is suffering from severe kidney impairment as due to decreased kidney function,elimination of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is slowed.

Pregnancy And Lactation

Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is safe to be prescribed/administered to pregnant women,expecting and lactating mothers.The dosage is dependent upon the patient’s zinc levels and therefore,a doctor is to be consulted before taking Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Allergic reaction to Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml or any other medicine or food substance.
  • Low copper levels in the blood

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Pregnant women 
  • Lactating women 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Tetracyclines 
  • Quinolones
  • Cephalexin 
  • Drugs used in the treatment of HIV 
  • Certain vitamins 
  • Bisphosphonates 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects:

These tend to resolve on their own after a few days of treatment with Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Nausea
  • Stomach problems (diarrhea,vomiting,constipation)
  • Weakness 
  • Fatigue 
  • Heartburn 

Rare Adverse Effects

If these effects persist in certain patients;it is advised that those patients immediately contact their doctor.The doctor may alter dosage of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.

  • Sore throat 
  • Fever
  • Chills 
  • Mouth sores

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Heartburn – can be dealt with by chewing on mint flavored gum that’ll help neutralize the acid in the body.Standing up straighter,adding ginger to the daily diet,elevating the patient’s upper body and having licorice supplements has shown to provide relief.

Key Facts About Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml

  • Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is prescribed to patients suffering from low levels of zinc 
  • Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is not to be ingested without a doctor’s prescription 
  • A tablet a day of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is commonly prescribed
  • Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is safe to be given to children and to pregnant women
  • Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is ideally to be taken two or three hours after a meal

 

FAQS

#1.HOW TO STORE Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.HOW IS Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

A tablet a day is commonly prescribed to adults,to be ingested between meals if patient is susceptible to having stomach problems or 2-3 hours after a meal so as to not disturb the absorption of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.Children and pregnant women can be prescribed Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml if need be and the dosage of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is altered accordingly.Milk,grains and cereal are advised to not be ingested till 2-3 hours after Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.

#4.WHAT COMMON ADVERSE EFFECTS WILL I HAVE WITH Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting 
  • Headache 
  • Dizziness 

#5.IS IT SAFE TO TAKE Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml WITH BIRTH CONTROL PILLS?

 Yes,it is safe as there is no evidence of Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml interfering with any prescribed birth control drugs.

#5.CAN Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml BE INGESTED WITH OTHER VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS? 

Yes,Zincol 20mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is safe to be ingested with other multivitamins that have been prescribed by a physician.

#6.WHAT FOODS ARE GOOD SOURCES OF ZINC?

  • Red meat
  • Whole grains 
  • Beans
  • Nuts 
  • Sea food
  • Dairy products