Medicine : Ociumm Forte(4mg)
|Manufacturer:||Bal Pharma Ltd|
Generic ( Zinc )
|Typical use Of Zinc :||Zinc Is Used To Treat Zinc Deficiency, Which May Result In Slow Growth In Infants And Children, Delayed Sexual Development In Adolescents And Impotence In Men; Hair Loss, Diarrhea, Eye And Skin Sores, Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Problems With Wound Healing, Decreased Ability To Taste Food, And Lower Alertness Levels.|
|Mechanism of action of Zinc :||The Exact Mechanism Of Action Is Not Known. However, Zinc Is Important For Immunity Against Infections. Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Helps Speed Recovery From The Common Cold And Reduces Its Symptoms, And Eye Disease That Gradually Causes Vision Loss.|
|Drug Interaction of Zinc :||Zinc May Interact With Drugs Such As Quinolone (ciprofloxacin) Or Tetracycline Antibiotics (tetracycline), Penicillamine (a Drug Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis), And Thiazide Diuretics (such As Chlorthalidone And Hydrochlorothiazide). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.|
|Side effects of Zinc :||Taking Too Much Of Zinc Above The Recommended Amounts May Cause Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Loss Of Appetite, Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, And Headaches. Prolonged Use Of Too Much Zinc May Cause Low Copper Levels, Lower Immunity, And Low Levels Of HDL Cholesterol (the “good” Cholesterol).|
INTERACTIONS OF ZINC
How Zinc will impact on Pregnancy ?There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
How Zinc will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of ZincNo Studies Found