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Brand name: Zinc Sulphate (Phebra) TM

Active ingredients: zinc

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 01 DEC 1998 : Zinc sulphate injection is intended for use as an additive to compatible intravenous fluids or total parenteral nutrition solutions. It is indicated for the prevention and treatment of zinc deficiency, which may be characterised by growth deterioration, skin lesions, alopecia, impaired reproductive development and function, and delayed or inhibited wound healing.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, intravenous infusion

Clear colourless solution

How to take this medicine: Intravenous

Part 2: Injection, intravenous infusion

Clear colourless solution

How to take this medicine: Intravenous

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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