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How much zinc is present in Zicam cold remedy?

How much zinc is present in Zicam cold remedy?

Zycam: There are two different forms of zinc that are typically included in zycam. The amount someone receives depends upon the duration and frequency of use. ...Read more

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Can I just take inexpensive zinc tablets to ward off a cold instead of the more expensive Zicam or cold-eeze?

Can I just take inexpensive zinc tablets to ward off a cold instead of the more expensive Zicam or cold-eeze?

Yes: None of them have actually been shown to ward off colds. Getting lots of rest and fluids is more likely to help than any over-the-counter remedies. ...Read more

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How are you supposed to use Zicam cold remedy gel swabs?

Instructions: Have you read the instructions or did the product not come with any (this is a possibility). Usually zicam is used two to three times daily during a cold. ...Read more

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Is zinc an effective treatment for the common cold?

Is zinc an effective treatment for the common cold?

Maybe but ...: When you take zinc tablets/syrup for a cold, you may be sick for a shorter period of time and your cold symptoms may not be so severe. Sounds good, right? Only problem - side effects. Some folks hate the taste. Other folks get sick stomachs from it. Don't use the zinc nasal spray, which can cause permanent loss of smell. ::passes you the chicken soup and kleenex::. ...Read more

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Can hubby take Zicam cold remedy plus without it affecting his blood pressure?

Can hubby take Zicam cold remedy plus without it affecting his blood pressure?

Won't do anything: Zicam shouldn't cause an effect on blood pressure, but probably wouldn't have an effect on his cold either. Their claims are questionable for this homeopathic product with a very dilute content of zinc. ...Read more

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What does are used for zinc deficitency treatment?

What does are used for zinc deficitency treatment?

1-2mg/Kg: 1-2mg/kg per day are used to treat zinc deficiency. The best way to prevent zinc deficiency is eating a healthy diet. Meat, chicken, nuts and lentils are rich in zinc. Most breakfast cereals are also fortified with zinc. For treating a cold follow the directions on the zinc lozenge package. ...Read more

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Remedy vitamin-a , b-12, zinc, vitamin-d3 deficiencies?

Remedy vitamin-a , b-12, zinc, vitamin-d3 deficiencies?

Find cause: I'm going to assume that you were tested by a reputable lab; there are fake "nutrition labs." d3 deficiency is common due to diet and lack of sun exposure. If you are vitamin a and zinc deficient on a reasonably normal non-vegetarian diet, you may have malabsorption. If you are B12 deficient non-vegan, you are likely to be seriously sick & need a proper workup. Get with a dr you rightly trust. ...Read more

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Does anyone know a good remedy for diaper rash, other than desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d?

Does anyone know a good remedy for diaper rash, other than desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d?

Open to air: The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. Leave the diaper off when you can. Creams are basically a barrier and when using take care to dry the area off well before applying. Also some diaper rashes will require medicated cream. You may want to call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How much Zicam daytime multi-symptom cold and flu do adults usually take?

How much Zicam daytime multi-symptom cold and flu do adults usually take?

2 tbsp every 4 hours: The directions indicate 2 tablespoons every 4 hours, but do not exceed 12 tablespoons in a 24 hour period. This product contains acetaminophen, so i would recommend you do not take more than 8 tablespoons in a 24 hour period. ...Read more

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