Each 5 ml syrup contains Zinc Sulphate Monohy-drate USP equivalent to elemental Zinc 10 mg.
Oral Zinc therapy is indicated in Zinc deficiency and/or Zinc loosing conditions. Zinc deficiency can occur as a result of inadequate diet or malabsorption; excessive loss of Zinc can occur in trauma, burns, diarrhea and protein losing conditions. A Zinc supplement is given until clinical improvement occurs but it may need to be continued in severe malabsorption, metabolic disease or in Zinc-losing states. It is indicated in the following conditions- Growth retardation, diarrhea, common cold, pneumonia, mental disturbances, dermatitis, immunological disturbances, anorexia etc.
Child under 10 kg: 5 ml (1 teaspoonful) 1 time daily. Child between 10 - 30 kg: 5 ml (1 teaspoonful) 1-3 times daily. Adults and child over 30 kg: 10 ml (2 teaspoonful) 1-3 times daily. This drug is most effective if they are taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hour after meals.
OR AS DIRECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN.
In case of Zinc preparations, mild side effects such as stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, metallic taste, headache, and drowsiness have been observed. Precautions: Food may decrease the absorption of Zinc. Hence the patients are advised to take the preparation at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meal. In acute renal failure Zinc accumulation may occur; so doses adjustment is needed.
Temzinc Syrup: Each bottle contains 100 ml syrup with a measur-ing cup.