Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Zinc Sulfate

Synonym(s): Zinc Sulphate

Introduction

Name

  • Zinc sulfate.

Class of drug

  • Anti-infective foot preparation.
  • Nutritional supplement.

Description

Chemical name

  • Zinc sulfate.

Molecular formula

  • ZnSO4

Uses

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Indications

Topical
  • Treatment and prevention of hoof lesions.

Oral/systemic

  • Zinc deficiency.
  • Treatment of zinc-responsive disease.
  • Liver disease: reduces collagen production.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Antimicrobials

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Small Animal Formulary (1999) 3rd edn. Ed: Tennant B. British Small Animal Veterinary Association.
  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Tennant B. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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