TITLE

ZINC SULFATE INEFFECTIVE IN TREATING TASTE ALTERATIONS

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jun2007, Vol. 138 Issue 6, p730
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a three-year study on the effect of zinc sulfate on taste alteration in 173 dental patients who received radiation treatment for head and neck cancer in the U.S. A multi-insitutional, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial has been made to test the treatment's efficacy. This was done because previous studies declared that zinc sulfate can help patients regain their sense of taste more quickly after such therapy. The treatment was ineffective in taste alterations.
ACCESSION #
25594797

 

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