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Zinc Acetate

In the US, Zinc Acetate (zinc acetate systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Wilson's Disease and Zinc Deficiency.

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Astringent agent

Chemical Names

Acetic acid, zinc salt, dihydrate (USP)

Zinc acetate, dihydrate (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Zinci acetas dihydricus (Latin)
  • Zinkacetat-2-Wasser (German)
  • Zinc, acétate de, dihydrate (French)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 3346 (IS)
  • E 650 (IS)
  • Zinc Acetate (PH: BP 2010, USP 32)
  • Zinc Acetate Dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 6)

Brand Names

  • Climadan Acne (Zinc Acetate andClindamycin)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Galzin
    Gate, United States
  • Juveacne Zinc (Zinc Acetate and Erythromycin)
    Crespal, Peru
  • Polysporin Itch Relief (Zinc Acetate and Pramocaine)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • ratio-Hemcort-HC (Zinc Acetate and Hydrocortisone)
    ratiopharm, Canada
  • Wilzin
    Orphan, Austria; Orphan, Belgium; Orphan, Germany; Orphan, France; Orphan, United Kingdom; Orphan, Netherlands; Orphan, Poland; Orphan, Slovenia; Orphan, Slovakia; Orphan Europe, Spain; Orphan Europe SARLFR, Denmark
  • Zineryt (Zinc Acetate and Erythromycin)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany; Astellas, Spain; Astellas, United Kingdom; Astellas, South Africa


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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