SMC Zinc


SMC Zinc (Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate USP) is a source of Zinc which is an essential micronutrient for a child’s proper growth and development. SMC has introduced Strawberry and Vanilla flavored Zinc dispersible tablet in 2008 as an adjunct therapy to ORSaline (not a substitute of ORS) for prevention and treatment of diarrhea for children. SMC Zinc fights diarrhea along with Oral Saline.


SMC Zinc is indicated for the treatment of diarrhea, especially for the children from 2 months to 5 years of age in connection with ORS.

Benefits of Zinc:

  • Zinc boosts immunity among children
  • It speeds up recovery and helps the child fight off new episodes of diarrhea in 2-3 month following treatment


In treatment of diarrhea, SMC Zinc should be given along with ORS (Oral Rehydration Salts) in the following method:

  • For infants between 2 to 6 months of age: 10 mg elemental Zinc once daily for 10-14 days
  • For children between 6 months to 5 years of age: 20 mg elemental Zinc once daily for 10-14 days


10 days (1 tablet each day) course of Zinc tablet prevent children’s from getting diarrhea in future; if the children recover from diarrhea before finishing the course, they still have to complete the 10 days course of Zinc.

Side effects:

Zinc may cause nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, and gastritis.

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SMC Zinc is available in all pharma outlets including graduate medical practitioners (Pink Star), non-graduate Blue Star providers (BSP), Green Star Providers (GSP) and Community Sales Agents (CSA), etc.