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Zinc-220

Name of the Generic: Zinc sulfate (also known as ZINK-SUL-fate). ZINK-SUL-fate
The brand names are: Orazinc 110, Orazinc 220, Zinc, and Zinc-220.
Classification of Drugs: Minerals and electrolytes

What is zinc-220?

Zinc is a natural mineral. Zinc is vital for the growth of cells and also for the health and development of the body's tissues.Zinc-220 is used for treatment to stop the deficiency of zinc and also aids in the function of the immune system.Zinc-220 can also be used for reasons not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Zinc-220

See a doctor immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you show symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

Common adverse consequences of zinc-220 could include:

  • Nausea;
  • Upset stomach.

There isn't an exhaustive listing of the various adverse effect. Other effects may also be present. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Follow the instructions on the label as well as on the packaging. Follow the instructions exactly.

Before you take this drug

Consult a physician or pharmacist before taking Zinc-220 if you suffer from health issues, are taking other medicines, or are breastfeeding or pregnant.

Similar/related drugs

Ferrous sulfate, folic acid, ergocalciferol, acetylcysteine, thiamine, biotin, and ascorbic acid

How to take zinc-220?

Take it exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in larger than smaller quantities or for a longer period than is recommended.

The recommended daily dosage of zinc sulfate alters with age. Follow the advice of your physician. You can also check out your healthcare provider, the Office of Dietary Supplements of the NIH, and the USDA Nutrient Database of recommended daily allowances for further information.Consume zinc-220 along with a cup of drinking water.Drink zinc-220 in conjunction with food in case it causes stomach upsets.Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Do not miss your missed dosage if it's nearing the time for you to take your next prescribed dose. Don't use any extra medication to replace the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.Overdose symptoms can include nausea, extreme nausea, dehydration, and restlessness.

Avoid this

Do not take this medication in conjunction with eating foods rich in calcium and phosphorus, which could make it difficult for your body to absorb zinc-220. Foods rich in phosphorus or calcium can include dairy yogurt, cheese, and ice cream; beans, peas, or beans and lentils; nuts; beer; peanut butter soft drinks with cola; and hot cocoa.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications may interact with Zinc-220, which includes medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about any other medications you take.

DRUG STATUS

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Prescription only

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