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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 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sublett
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Failed Smell Test: Zicam (zinc gluconate; matrixx initiatives, inc) was originally introduced as a homeopathic remedy for the common cold. In 2009, the fda ordered zicam ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
OTC medications: Over-the-counter medications appear to be helpful for some individuals. Unfortunately, some otc medications have never been proven to be effective in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zicam: Visit www.Zicam.Com for questions concerning this medication. Most doctors know very little about otc medications and reliable clinical studies are of ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Ferrara
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
No it does not: Its never been show to be effective in a cold in clinical trials.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Backman
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It depends: There are multiple Zicam products, each of which has different ingredients. The best approach is to read the label. Some Zicam products are "homeopath ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Zinc it up: Yes, if you take zinc tablets/lozenges within the 1st day of cold symptoms, you can cut down how bad and how long you have a cold. Most common side ef ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: I checked it, and I do not see any interactions reported between Zicam and warfarin. But I am wondering what you are taking warfarin for? As you know ... Read More

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