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Zinc Gluconate

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Product Name:
Zinc Gluconate
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Zinc gluconate is mainly indicated in conditions like zinc deficiency, and can also be administered in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in diarrhea.
Mode of Action:

Although the mechanism of action is not completely known, zinc supplementation may be used to increase immunity against viruses or may interfere with the replication of certain viruses, such as the human papillomavirus (HPV).


Zinc is an important mineral found in almost every cell in the human body. It promotes the activity of about 100 enzymes. Zinc deficiency is often associated with an increased risk of infection. When they are used to treat the common cold, zinc supplements may interfere with rhinovirus cleavage or adhesion and may play a role in protecting plasma membranes from microbial toxins and complement.


Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and mouth irritation have been reported in patients ingesting zinc gluconate tablets that were dissolved in the mouth for management the common cold 11.

Zinc crosses the placenta and is found the cord blood and placenta. Fetal concentrations are regulated by the placenta 11.

For more information, refer to Please refer to DrugBank entry Zinc.

Acute: 1290 mg/kg in mouse 12

zinc(2+) ion bis((2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoate)
Molecular Mass:
Average: 455.67 Monoisotopic: 454.030097

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