Zinc Acetate

What is Wilzin used for?

This medication is used after other medications to treat a certain liver disease (Wilson's disease). This inherited disease causes the liver to hold onto too much copper, resulting in liver damage and other serious problems. This medication causes the intestines to make more of a certain substance (a protein) that prevents the body from absorbing too much copper from food, thereby preventing further damage.


Zinc Acetate


Vitamins And Minerals
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Wilzin Frequently Asked Questions

Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 3 times daily. Take each dose at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after all food or beverages (except water). Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules.

Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Wilzin Dosage and Form Information

25 Mg