Studies related to Mucositis and Zinc

Zinc Sulfate In The Prevention Of Radiation-induced Oropharyngeal Mucositis: A Prospective, Placebo-controlled, Randomized Study

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 30
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64, 65+
Notes for this study:
In cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy given 220mg zinc sulfate (50mg elemental zinc) thrice daily over six weeks, the severity of oral mucositis appears to have been reduced.

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