Zinc is used to treat zinc deficiency which may cause slow growth in infants and children, delayed sexual development in adolescents, impotence in men, hair loss, diarrhea, eye and skin sores, loss of appetite and weight, delayed wound healing, decreased ability to taste food, and low alertness levels.
How it works
Zinc is an essential mineral. It is needed for the proper growth and maintenance of the human body and for immunity against infections. It is a part of various enzymes and hormones in the body.
Common side effects
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- Consult your doctor for the dosage required.
- Pregnant women should not take more than 40 mg of zinc per day.
- Tell your doctor about any other dietary supplements or medicines you take.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Can I take zinc with high blood pressure?
Q. Is zinc good for hair / skin?