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Zinc Gluconate

INFORMATION

Uses

Zinc Gluconate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Zinc gluconate is necessary for the proper functioning of over 200 metalloenzymes, including carbonic anhydrase, carboxypeptidase A, alcohol dehydrogenase, alkaline phosphatase, and RNA polymerase. It is also required to maintain structure in nucleic acids, proteins, and cell membranes. Physiological functions that are zinc dependent include cell growth and division.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Dehydration, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Gastritis, Headache, Indigestion, Nausea, Restlessness, Vomiting

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)