Zifort Syrup: Each 5 ml syrup contains Zinc Sulphate USP equivalent to 10 mg elemental Zinc.
Zifort syrup is indicated for the following conditions –
- Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections
- Loss of appetite
- Severe growth retardation
- Deformed bone formation
- Impaired immunological response
- Acrodermatitis enteropathica
- Parakeratatic skin lesions
- Defective and delayed wound healing
- 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.
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.
Zinc may inhibit the absorption of concurrently administered tetracyclines, when both are being given an interval of at least 3 hours.
Zifort syrup: Bottle containing 100 ml syrup.