zinc sulfate - oral, Orazinc, Zincate
GENERIC NAME: ZINC SULFATE - ORAL (zink SUL-fate)
BRAND NAME(S): Orazinc, Zincate
USES: This medication is a mineral used to treat or prevent low levels of zinc.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This medication may also be used to promote wound healing.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor or on the package.Take this medication 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. May be taken with food if it upsets your stomach. Best to swallow whole. Do not crush or chew.Avoid milk, bran, grains, or cereals within 2 hours of taking this medicine.Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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