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Zinc Syrup Pineapple 150ml

Smart Zinc Syrup Pineapple 150ml is formulated with essential minerals and electrolytes to help correct a zinc deficiency in the body. Comes in a delicious pineapple flavour the whole family will enjoy.

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Smart Zinc Syrup Pineapple Flavour 150 ml

Detailed Description:
Each 5 ml syrup contains:Zinc sulphate monohydrate USP equivalent to elemental zinc 10 mg.Flavoured syrup base - q.s.Preservative:Sodium benzoate BP 0.15% w/v.Sugars 3.55g.Antioxidant: butylated hydroxyanisole BP.Indications:Smart zinc syrup is indicated for correction of zinc deficiency.Scheduling status:S0.Proprietary name (and dosage form):Smart Zinc 20 (dispersible tablet).Smart Zinc Syrup (syrup).Composition:Smart zinc 20:Each dispersible tablet contains:Zinc sulphate monohydrate USP equivalent to elemental zinc 20 mg.Smart zinc syrup:Each 5 ml syrup contains:Zinc sulphate monohydrate USP equivalent to elemental zinc 10 mg.Flavoured syrupy base q.s.Preservative: sodium benzoate BP 0.15% w/v.Sugars 3.55 g.Antioxidant: butylated hydroxyanisole BP.Pharmacological classification:D 20.4 vitamins and minerals.Pharmacologicalaction:Zinc is an essential trace mineral, which means that it must be obtained from the diet. Next to iron, zinc is the most abundant trace mineral in the body. Normal growth and tissue repair depend upon adequate zinc levels. Zinc acts as an integral part of several enzymes important to protein and carbohydrate metabolism. Stored primarily in muscle, zinc is also found in high concentrations in red and white blood cells, the retina of the eye, bones, skin, kidneys, liver, and pancreas. Some of the symptoms of zinc deficiency include loss of appetite, poor growth, weight loss, impaired taste or smell, poor wound healing, skin abnormalities (such as acne, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis), hair loss, night blindness, hypogonadism and delayed sexual maturation, white spots on the fingernails and feelings of depression.Zinc supplementation has been shown to reduce the duration and severity of diarrhea in populations of children with a high incidence of zinc deficiency, and also to reduce the frequency of recurrences in the subsequent 2-3 months.Indications:Smart zinc is indicated in the correction of dietary deficiencies for patients who have a lack of zinc in the diet.Identification:Tablet - a flat round white coloured tablet with break line on one side and plain on the other side.Syrup - a yellowish brown colour syrup with pineapple flavour.Presentation:Tablets - 10 tablets packed in a blister strip. 1 or 10 such strips packed in a box.Syrup - 150 ml syrup in a amber colour glass bottle.

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150 ml

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Marketing description:
150 ml.Smart zinc syrup.20.4 minerals & electrolytes.10 mg/5 ml.Delicious pineapple flavour.Smart.


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Usage instructions:
Dosage and direction for use:For infants between 2 to 6 months of age:10 mg elemental zinc once daily for 10 - 14 days.For children between 6 months to 5 years of age:20 mg elemental zinc once daily for 10 - 14 days.For adults:10 mg elemental zinc daily or as directed by your health care professional.Dosage and directions for use:As adjunct to oral rehydration therapy:For infants between 2 to 6 months of age: 10 mg elemental zinc once daily for 10-14 days.For children between 6 months to 5 years of age: 20 mg elemental zinc once daily for 10-14 days.In case of zinc deficiency:The recommended dose for children is 2 to 2.5 mg/kg/day.Children under 10 kg: 10 mg elemental zinc 2 times daily.Children and adults: 20 mg elemental zinc daily.Or as directed by your healthcare professional.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.Tablet can be dissolved in as little as 5 ml water or swallowed whole.

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