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Drug information on Paternia (Zinc) from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Nutriva)


Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Nutriva)
Generic : Zinc
50mg / 2500mcg / 50mg / 500mg / 2500mcg / 12.5mg / 12.5mg
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Drug Name : Zinc

Zinc generic Paternia is an essential trace element, prescribed as a dietary supplement.
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Side effects of Paternia

Nausea, bad taste, diarrhea, vomiting, mouth irritation, and, rarely, mouth sores.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- The recommended dose is 12 to 150 mg daily in divided doses.
Child- 5-15 mgs/kg/day in 3 divided doses.

How to use Paternia?

It comes as tablet and syrup to take by mouth with food.

When is Paternia not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Paternia

Caution needed for pregnant and breast-feeding women.

Other Precautions for Paternia

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Paternia

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container, keep it away from sunlight and moisture.

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