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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Zinc 1 mg/mL (Zinc Chloride Injection, USP) is indicated for use as a supplement to intravenous solutions given for total parenteral nutrition. Administration helps to maintain zinc serum levels and to...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Zinc 1 mg/mL (Zinc Chloride Injection, USP) contains 1 mg zinc/mL and is administered intravenously only after dilution. The additive should be diluted prior to administration in a volume of fluid...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

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WARNINGS

Direct intramuscular or intravenous injection of Zinc 1 mg/mL (Zinc Chloride Injection, USP) is contraindicated as the acidic pH of the solution (2) may cause considerable tissue irritation.

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

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DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

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OVERDOSAGE

Single intravenous doses of 1 to 2 mg zinc/kg body weight have been given to adult leukemic patients without toxic manifestations. However, acute toxicity was reported in an adult when 10 mg zinc was infused over...

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DESCRIPTION

Zinc 1 mg/mL (Zinc Chloride Injection, USP) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution intended for use as an additive to intravenous solutions for total parenteral nutrition. Each mL of solution contains 2.09 mg zinc...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Zinc is an essential nutritional requirement and serves as a cofactor for more than 70 different enzymes including carbonic anhydrase, alkaline phosphatase, lactic dehydrogenase, and both RNA and DNA...

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HOW SUPPLIED

Zinc 1 mg/mL (Zinc Chloride Injection, USP) is supplied in 10 mL single-dose Plastic Vials.

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FOR I.V. USE ONLY AFTER DILUTION

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