This medication is an essential trace element, prescribed as a dietary supplement.
Adult- The recommended dose is 12 to 150 mg daily in divided doses.
Child- 5-15 mgs/kg/day in 3 divided doses.
It comes as tablet and syrup to take by mouth with food.
• Caution needed for pregnant and breast-feeding women.
Nausea, bad taste, diarrhea, vomiting, mouth irritation, and, rarely, mouth sores.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container, keep it away from sunlight and moisture.
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