Zifort

Zinc Sulphate
Vitamin and Mineral

Zifort

Description

COMPOSITION

Zifort Syrup: Each 5 ml syrup contains Zinc Sulphate USP equivalent to 10 mg elemental Zinc.

 

INDICATION

Zifort syrup is indicated for the following conditions –

  • Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Severe growth retardation
  • Deformed bone formation
  • Impaired immunological response
  • Acrodermatitis enteropathica
  • Parakeratatic skin lesions
  • Defective and delayed wound healing
  • Anaemia
  • Night blindness
  • Mental disturbances

 

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Children under 10 kg: One teaspoonful 2 times daily.

Children within 10 to 30 kg: Two teaspoonfuls 1-3 times daily.

Adults and children over 30 kg body weight: Four teaspoonfuls 1-3 times daily.

 

CONTRAINDICATION

It is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to Zinc.

 

PRECAUTION AND WARNING

Concurrent administration of Zinc salt with penicillamine might diminish the effect of Penicillamine. The absorption of Zinc, although poor, may be decreased by various compounds including some foods. Chelation may occur with tetracyclines.

 

DRUG INTERACTION

Zinc may inhibit the absorption of concurrently administered tetracyclines, when both are being given an interval of at least 3 hours.

 

Commercial Packaging

Zifort syrup: Bottle containing 100 ml syrup.