Zinc Sulfate

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  • Common Cold
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Wounds And Injuries

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Uses of Zinc Sulfate

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Zinc Sulfate is used in the treatment of:

  • Common Cold
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Wounds and Injuries

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Zinc Sulfate Brand Names

Zinc Sulfate Drug Class

Zinc Sulfate is part of the drug class:

Zinc Sulfate Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • LEVOFLOXACIN/ZINC SULFATE
  • MINOCYCLINE/ZINC SULFATE
  • TETRACYCLINE/ZINC SULFATE

This is not a complete list of Zinc Sulfatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Zinc Sulfate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Zinc Sulfate falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Zinc Sulfate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Zinc Sulfate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Zinc Sulfate Dosage

Take zinc sulfate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Zinc Sulfate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Zinc Sulfate is available in the following doses:

  • Naphazoline-zinc Ophthalmic 0.02%-0.25% Ophthalmic Solution
  • Naphazoline-zinc Ophthalmic 0.12%-0.25% Ophthalmic Solution
  • Phenylephrine-zinc Ophthalmic 0.12%-0.25% Ophthalmic Solution
  • Tetrahydrozoline Ophthalmic 0.05%-0.25% Ophthalmic Solution
  • Tetrahydrozoline-zinc Ophthalmic 0.05%-0.25% Ophthalmic Solution
  • Trace Elements 0.85 Mcg-0.1 Mg-0.025 Mg-0.5 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements 0.85 Mcg-0.1 Mg-0.025 Mg-1.5 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements 1 Mcg-0.1 Mg-0.025 Mg-1.0 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements 1 Mcg-0.1 Mg-0.03 Mg-0.5 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements 10.0 Mcg-1 Mg-0.5 Mg-5 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements 2 Mcg-0.2 Mg-0.16 Mg-0.8 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Trace Elements 4 Mcg-0.4 Mg-0.1 Mg-1 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements With Selenium 1 Mcg-0.1 Mg-0.025 Mg-15 Mcg-1 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements With Selenium 10 Mcg-1 Mg-0.5 Mg-60 Mcg-5 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements With Selenium 4 Mcg-0.4 Mg-0.1 Mg-20 Mcg-1 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements With Selenium And Iodide 4 Mcg-0.4 Mg-0.1 Mg-20 Mcg-25 Mcg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Trace Elements With Selenium And Iodide 4 Mcg-0.4 Mg-0.1 Mg-25 Mcg-20 Mcg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Zinc Sulfate 1 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Zinc Sulfate 110 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Zinc Sulfate 220 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Zinc Sulfate 220 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Zinc Sulfate 5 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Zinc Sulfate 66 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Zinc Sulfate Compounding Powder
  • Zinc Sulfate Ophthalmic 0.25% Ophthalmic Solution

Forms of Medication

Zinc Sulfate is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Injectable Solution
  • Lozenge
  • Ophthalmic Gel
  • Ophthalmic Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet
  • Rectal Suppository