Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 252–253 | Cite as

Zinc absorption after oral administration of zinc sulfate

  • J. J. Keyzer
  • E. Oosting
  • B. G. Wolthers
  • F. A. J. Muskiet
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The administration of 200 mg of ZnSO4.7H2O to six normal healthy males gave rise to increased serum zinc levels when this drug was taken in a fasting state, whereas administration during a light meal caused no increased levels.


Public Health Sulfate Zinc Internal Medicine Oral Administration 
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© Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Keyzer
    • 1
  • E. Oosting
    • 1
  • B. G. Wolthers
    • 1
  • F. A. J. Muskiet
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Laboratory for Clinical ChemistryUniversity HospitalRB GroningenThe Netherlands

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