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Zinc Tannic acid

Zinc Tannic acid

Zinc tannate is a compound formed by the combination of zinc and tannic acid. It is commonly used in various pharmaceutical and dermatological preparations due to its astringent and antiseptic properties.


Zinc tannate is indicated for the treatment of various skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and minor wounds. It helps in reducing inflammation and promoting healing.


The dosage of zinc tannate depends on the specific formulation and the severity of the condition being treated. It is typically applied topically to the affected area as directed by a healthcare professional.


Zinc tannate should not be used in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to zinc or tannic acid. It is also contraindicated in deep or puncture wounds.

Special Precautions

Special precautions should be taken when using zinc tannate in sensitive areas such as the face or mucous membranes. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged exposure to large areas of skin.

Side Effects

Common side effects of zinc tannate may include skin irritation, redness, or itching at the application site. If any adverse reactions occur, discontinue use and consult a healthcare provider.

Drug Interactions

There are no known drug interactions with zinc tannate. However, it is always advisable to consult a healthcare professional before using it concurrently with other medications or topical treatments.

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