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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zicam: Clinical studies are not avaiable to answer your question. Consumer support can be reached at www.Zicam.Com.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: If the rash itches, then it would more likely be from allergy. Why use Zicam ? It has really not been proven to be effective for anything
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Its an uncommon: but disturbing side effect of Zinc and it is even more uncommon for it to be permanent...HOWEVER do NOT use it again! Time will "tell" be patient! H ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Beware!: Otc decongestant sprays such as zicam, afrin, etc (oxymetazoline) can definitely cause rebound congestion typically after 5 to 7 days of use. This co ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
It Depends: Drugs clear the body at different rates depending on the form given, how much was given, how long you took it, what other meds you take and your own m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Depends: Short acting meds last less than long acting medicine. And, depending on how fast the medicine is broken down, which depends on a variety of things i ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: the kidney is capable of excreting potassium and magnesium, if you have normal function of the kidneys your body retains any deficit and excretes the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
7 days: One Aspirin may have some effect in the body for up to 7 days but at least for one day. In pts with higher risk for bleeding or gastritis or peptic ul ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Half life: Depends of you used it acutely or chronically. The half-life is 4, 8 hrs. So expect it to last 25 hrs from the last use.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Amiodarone : halftime around a month. Usually 5 halftimes to eliminate 90% of a drug. Effects of drug usually disappear when level of drug is low enough
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yucui Chen
26 years experience Psychiatry
No effective meds: Meth usually stay in your urine no longer than 3 days. Medication treatment for meth use disorder has been not approved by FDA, some study suggest wel ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A matter of days: Even though Plan B is out of your system relatively quickly, the hormonal changes that occur may take up to several months after the Plan B was taken ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Blood ; THC: Blood tests for thc (active ingredient in ganja) will remain positive for about 2 days. However, urine is used for testing more often. Depending on ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: Try ketogenic diet for epilepsy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Nicotine: Nicotine metabolizes quickly in the body. Usually within 8 hours, also it depends on the amount someone smokes. The effects of smoking like if someone ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Paxil (paroxetine): Regular release Paxil (paroxetine) is 12 hours & is taken twice a day. Extended release works for 24 hours & is doses once daily in evening.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Short period of time: The HIV virus is very fragile outside the body, but it can live from several minutes to several hours on the surface of objects in the environment, de ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on dosage: The bottles are usually labelled as to how long they last. 60 mg is marketed to last 4 to 6 hours, 120 mg 12 hours, and 240 mg all day. The generics ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Borrego
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Depends on 1/2 life: Oxycodone is an opiate medication that has a 1/2 life of 3-4.5 hours. It take 5x the half life for a drug to be totally eliminated from your body. Th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few days: The hormones will be out of your system within a few days to maybe a week at tops. However, the effects on dementia cyclamate last for 2 to 3 weeks.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Long time: it is really depend how much you took every time and for how long and what is the status of your liver and kidney it could stay in your system for wee ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Tsk-tsk-tsk: You know, you have to have at least some smarts to be a doctor. Most doctors are savvy enough to spot when someone is trying to inveigle them into hel ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Smoke: Cancer:lung, tongue, oral, throat, bladder, anal. Emphysema, hypertension , heart attack, stroke. Osteoporosis (male & female). Lung cancer kills more ... Read More
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