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Drug information on Acnelak-Z (Zinc Acetate) from Menarini Raunaq Pharma Ltd.


Menarini Raunaq Pharma Ltd.
Generic : Zinc Acetate
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Drug Name : Zinc Acetate

Zinc Acetate(Galzin) generic Acnelak-Z is a naturally occurring mineral, prescribed for Wilson disease. It blocks copper absorption into the body.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Acnelak-Z may be prescribed

Side effects of Acnelak-Z

  Most Common: Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, severe allergic reactions like rash, hives, itching, difficulty in breathing, tightness in the chest and swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose is 25 to 50 mg three times daily.

How to use Acnelak-Z?

It comes as a capsule and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Acnelak-Z not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Acnelak-Z

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergies, iron deficiency during pregnancy and lactation.

• Monitor liver functions and copper level in blood regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Acnelak-Z

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Acnelak-Z

Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.

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