* Supplement zinc in cases of:
– Children with rickets, growth retardation.
– Pregnant women and nursing mothers.
– People going on a diet or having an unbalanced dietary.
– Patients providing ingestion by intravenous route.
– Acute and chronic diarrhea.
* Treatment zinc deficiency:
Mild to moderate zinc deficiency in cases of:
– Digestive disturbances: anorexia, indigestion, mild constipation, nausea and vomitting in pregnancy.
– Recurrent infections of respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, skin.
– Dry skin, slow-healing wound (burn, ulcer…).
– Dry eyes, corneal ulcer, night blindness.
Severe zinc deficiency, characterized by skin and mucosa lesions such as enteritis, dermatitis of head-legs, dystrophia unguium (wrinkles, white spots, slow growth), xerophthalmia, perivulvitis, diarrhoea.