Zinc along with quinolone or tetracycline antibiotics reduces the amount of both zinc and the antibiotic in the body.Thiazide diuretics increase the release of zinc through urine.Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
Zinc is used to treat zinc deficiency which may cause slow growth in infants and children, delayed sexual development in adolescents, impotence in men, hair loss, diarrhea, eye and skin sores, loss of appetite and weight, delayed wound healing, decreased ability to taste food, and low alertness levels.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Can I take zinc with high blood pressure?High blood pressure is not a contraindication for zinc treatment. But consult your doctor before taking the drug.Q. Does zinc increase sperm volume?No, there is no scientific evidence found regarding increase in sperm volume; however, zinc is used to treat infertility in men.Q. Can I take zinc with Coumadin (warfarin sodium), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), vitamin D, calcium, iron, levothyroxine, vitamins, or magnesium?Yes, you can take zinc with Coumadin (warfarin sodium), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), vitamin D, calcium, iron, levothyroxine, vitamins, or magnesium. Please consult your doctor before taking the medications together.Q. How long can I take zinc tablets?Please consult your doctor for the dose and duration of the treatment required.Q. Can I take zinc for acne / cold while pregnant?Zinc can be used for treatment of acne or common cold. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition.Q. Is zinc good for hair / skin?Zinc may help in preventing hair loss and thinning and it also used for treating acne and aging skin. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.Q. Does zinc increase height / weight?Zinc is vital in promoting growth in children. However, consult your doctor regarding its use.