Drug interactions are reported among people who take Advil and Zicam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Advil and Zicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 49 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 31,300 users)
Zicam has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in nasopharyngitis. (latest outcomes from Zicam 4,488 users)
On Sep, 19, 2016
49 people who take Advil, Zicam are studied.
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Side effects from Zicam Ripid Melts after 2 days of taking it I started getting sores in my mouth and headache. After 4 days I noticed a swelling in my neck right by the thyroid gland on the left side it became the size of a tennis ball. I stooped Zicam imitatively. My mouth was sore, my throat felt tight and try and my neck felt tight day 5 sever diarrhea and more swelling in my neck. Drinking lots of water, green tea and rinsing my mouth with 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar with one cup of water, cold compression on my swollen neck. 5 days after stopping Zicam Rapid Melts the sore in my mouth is getting better, my swollen thyroid gland is getting smaller, the try throat is gone. I never will take Zicam again it was the most scariest thing seeing a grows on your neck with all the other side effects.
On eHealthMe, Advil (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Zicam (zinc gluconate) is often used to treat nasopharyngitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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