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How Does Zycam Work
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 effects: not everyone likes the taste and some folks may feel sick in their stomach. Don't use the zinc nose spray. That can cause permanent loss of smell. Feel better. ::passes you the chicken soup & kleenex::. ...Read more
I have gallbladder out on Monday...im fine....my whole family sick with cold...help me stay healthy. I wash a lot Zycam or airborne work?
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 controlled studies. Beware of medications that do not site published studies, but rely only on testamonials. Even in controlled drug studies, it is not uncommon for up to 40% of those in the placebo group (untreated) to experience symptom relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No it does not: Its never been show to be effective in a cold in clinical trials. ...Read more
I took Zicam Rapidmelts for 3 days o shorten a cold as directed and am now experiencing loss of smell/taste. Is this permanent? I've heard that it is.
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 there are many drugs that interact with warfarin, so that you are doing right thing by asking the question before you trake any new medicine. My recommendation in the future would be to ask the question to the doctor who prescribed the medicine. ...Read more