Zinc Gluconate Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dietary Supplement

Dosage: 105 mg to 350 mg daily.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients less than 12 years of age.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Normal growth and tissue repair depend upon adequate zinc intake. Other forms of zinc, such as zinc sulfate, have been administered to patients to treat delayed wound healing associated with zinc deficiency.

Limited data are available concerning claims that zinc gluconate is efficacious in treating symptoms of the common cold.

Although absorption may be slightly affected, zinc gluconate should be administered with food to limit gastric upset.

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