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Generic Name and Formulations:
Zinc acetate 25mg, 50mg; gelatin caps; contains parabens.

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for GALZIN:

Maintenance treatment of Wilsons disease in patients initially treated with a chelating agent.


Swallow whole. Take on empty stomach. 50mg three times daily. Pregnant women: 25mg three times daily; may increase to 50mg three times daily.


<10yrs: not recommended. ≥10yrs: 25mg three times daily; may increase to 50mg three times daily.


Monitor 24-hour urinary zinc, urine and plasma copper levels, LFTs, bilirubin, aminotransferases. Perform neuropsychiatric evaluations (eg, speech). Pregnancy (Cat.A). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:


Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, elevated serum alkaline phosphatase, amylase, and lipase.

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