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Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules

Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules are solid dosage forms, composed of two shells that enclose the medication. These capsules are designed for easy swallowing and precise dosage delivery. They are used to treat conditions such as acne, diarrhea, anorexia, aid in wound healing, and to address zinc deficiency.

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Formula Information

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Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules is a prescription medication that is primarily used to treat a variety of health conditions. These include zinc deficiency, Wilson's disease, and acrodermatitis enteropathica. Zinc is a crucial mineral that is involved in numerous bodily functions. It plays a significant role in growth and development, immune system function, and wound healing. This particular formulation of Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate is highly bioavailable, which means it is easily absorbed and utilized by the body.

Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules is specifically used to address zinc deficiency. This condition can lead to symptoms such as poor growth, delayed wound healing, and a weakened immune system. Additionally, this medication is used to treat Wilson's disease, a rare inherited disorder that results in excessive copper accumulation in the body. It is also used to treat acrodermatitis enteropathica, another rare inherited disorder that leads to zinc deficiency.

The medication is available in the form of capsules. These are solid dosage forms composed of two gelatin or vegetarian shells that enclose the medication. This design allows for convenient and easy swallowing, and provides a precise dosage of the active ingredients. It is crucial to take this medication exactly as directed by your healthcare provider. Do not take more or less than the recommended dose. If you have any questions or concerns about this medication, please consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Drug Interactions

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Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules are a compounded formulation that may interact with certain medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements, foods, and medical conditions. It is crucial for patients to inform their healthcare provider of any medications they are currently taking, including antibiotics, diuretics, and antacids, before starting this medication.

Furthermore, zinc sulfate may interact with certain vitamins and minerals, such as iron, calcium, and magnesium. Therefore, patients are advised not to take zinc sulfate concurrently with these vitamins and minerals. Similarly, certain herbal supplements, including ginseng, garlic, and echinacea, may interact with zinc sulfate, and should not be taken together.

Patients should also be aware that zinc sulfate may interact with certain foods, such as dairy products, eggs, and shellfish. These foods should be avoided when taking zinc sulfate. Additionally, certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease, liver disease, and diabetes, may interact with zinc sulfate. Patients should inform their healthcare provider of any existing medical conditions before starting this medication.

Lastly, zinc sulfate may interact with certain laboratory tests, such as blood tests and urine tests. Patients should inform their healthcare provider of any laboratory tests they are scheduled to undergo before starting this medication. If you have any questions about the interactions of zinc sulfate monohydrate 137 mg capsules, please consult with your healthcare provider.

How Does it Work

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Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules are a potent and effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including zinc deficiency, acne, and Wilson's disease. Zinc, an essential mineral, plays a crucial role in numerous bodily functions such as growth and development, wound healing, and immune system function. Zinc sulfate monohydrate, a highly absorbable form of zinc, is the active ingredient in these capsules.

When taken as directed, these capsules can help replenish zinc levels in the body, thereby improving symptoms associated with zinc deficiency. They can also be beneficial in the treatment of acne, as zinc helps reduce inflammation and the production of sebum, a substance that can clog pores and lead to breakouts. Furthermore, Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules can be used to manage Wilson's disease, a rare genetic disorder that affects the body's ability to process copper.

It is crucial to follow the dosage instructions provided by your healthcare provider when taking these capsules. The recommended dosage will depend on the condition being treated, as well as the patient's age and weight. It is important not to exceed the recommended dosage. Some common side effects of Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules include nausea, vomiting, and stomach upset. If you experience any of these side effects, it is advisable to contact your healthcare provider immediately.

If you have any questions or concerns about Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules, or how they can help treat your specific condition, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at Bayview Pharmacy. We are committed to helping you find the most effective treatment options for your unique needs.

Other Uses

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Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg capsules are a versatile treatment option for a range of health conditions. These solid dosage forms, composed of two gelatin or vegetarian shells, enclose the medication, ensuring a precise dosage of the active ingredients and facilitating easy swallowing. They can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including alopecia, psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis, due to their anti-inflammatory properties.

These capsules can also be beneficial in reducing the duration of cold and flu symptoms, as zinc has been shown to have antiviral properties. For individuals with Wilson's disease, a rare genetic disorder that affects copper metabolism, Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg capsules can help manage the condition. They can also be used to treat sickle cell anemia, as zinc helps to reduce the severity of symptoms.

Furthermore, these capsules can be used to address zinc deficiency, a condition that can lead to a variety of health problems, including poor growth, poor wound healing, and a weakened immune system. If you have any questions about the use of Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg capsules for any of these conditions, please do not hesitate to reach out for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules?

Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules are a type of medication that contains the active ingredient Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate. They are solid dosage forms composed of two gelatin or vegetarian shells that enclose the medication, allowing for convenient and easy swallowing, and providing a precise dosage of the active ingredients.

What is the purpose of the gelatin or vegetarian shells?

The gelatin or vegetarian shells serve to enclose the medication. This makes the capsules easier to swallow and ensures that the precise dosage of the active ingredient is delivered.

What is the active ingredient in these capsules?

The active ingredient in these capsules is Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate.

What is the dosage of the active ingredient in these capsules?

Each capsule contains a precise dosage of 137 mg of Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate.

How should I take Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules?

These capsules should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew or break the capsules.

Can I take these capsules if I am vegetarian?

Yes, these capsules are available in both gelatin and vegetarian shell options. If you are vegetarian, make sure to choose the vegetarian shell option.

What are the potential side effects of Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules?

As with any medication, Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules can have potential side effects. It's important to consult with your healthcare provider for detailed information.

Can I take these capsules if I am allergic to gelatin?

If you are allergic to gelatin, you should choose the vegetarian shell option for these capsules.

Can I open the capsule and mix the contents with food or drink?

These capsules are designed to be swallowed whole. Opening them may interfere with the precise dosage of the active ingredient. Always consult with your healthcare provider before altering the way you take your medication.

What should I do if I miss a dose of Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate 137 mg Capsules?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at the same time or extra doses.

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