Galzin Oral Capsule 25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Galzin: Oral capsule (25mg)

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What is this Medicine?

Zinc (zingk) is needed by the body to maintain normal structure and function. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low zinc levels. It is also used to treat Wilson's disease.

This supplement may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

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Galzin 25mg Capsule

NDC: 578440215
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Wilson's Disease

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Galzin 25mg Capsule
Daily Life Interactions for Galzin 25mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Galzin 25mg Capsule(Zinc Acetate)
Food and Zinc(Zinc Acetate)
Taking oral Zinc Salts (dietary supplements or medicines like Galzin, Zinc Sulfate, etc.) at the same time as food or beverages, other than water, can reduce the amount of zinc absorbed. Breads, vegetables, fruits, eggs, and beverages like milk or coffee are all known to decrease zinc supplement absorption. If you do take a Zinc supplement, it is best to take it at least 1 hour before or 1 hour after you have taken any feeding, meal, or beverage.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Galzin 25mg Capsule(Zinc Acetate)
Alcohol and Zinc(Zinc Acetate)
If you regularly drink alcohol-containing drinks, you may have a lack of certain minerals including Zinc. Some patients may need zinc supplements if they do not have adequate dietary intake. Discuss if supplements are appropriate for you with your health care provider.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Enteral Feedings and Galzin 25mg Capsule(Zinc Acetate)
Enteral Feedings and Zinc(Zinc Acetate)
If you need to use Enteral feedings (examples: Ensure, Jevity and others) as your sole nutritional dietary intake for long periods of time, you may be at risk for Zinc deficiency, as the feeding may impair the absorption of zinc. This interaction is not a concern if you simply use these products as supplements to a normal diet; true zinc deficiency is relatively rare. If you take Enteral Feedings as your only diet for long periods of time, you may need to discuss the use of additional mineral supplements with your prescriber. If you do take a Zinc supplement, it is best to take it at least 1 hour before or 1 hour after you have taken any feeding, meal, or beverage.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class A - Adequate, well-controlled studies in pregnant women have not shown an increased risk of fetal abnormalities to the fetus in any trimester of pregnancy.

SECOND Trimester

Class A - Adequate, well-controlled studies in pregnant women have not shown an increased risk of fetal abnormalities to the fetus in any trimester of pregnancy.

THIRD Trimester

Class A - Adequate, well-controlled studies in pregnant women have not shown an increased risk of fetal abnormalities to the fetus in any trimester of pregnancy.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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