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Zinc Oxide

INFORMATION

Uses

Zinc Oxide is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Zinc oxide has astringent, soothing and protective properties and is used in topical preparations for eczema, slight excoriations, wounds and haemorrhoids. It also reflects ultraviolet radiation and can be used as a physical sunscreen.

Common side effects

Rash, Swelling of mouth, Shortness of breath, Urticaria

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