Studies related to Symptoms of Pruritus and Zinc

Zinc Sulfate For Relief Of Pruritus In Patients On Maintenance Hemodialysis

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 40
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
In adults on hemodialysis who were also suffering from pruritus (itching), supplementation of 440mg zinc sulfate daily for a period of one month is associated with more reductions in symptoms than placebo.