Zicam and Sudafed drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zicam and Sudafed together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zicam and Sudafed. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Zicam

Zicam has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from Zicam 4,515 users)

Sudafed

Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 7,321 users)

On Feb, 05, 2017

16 people who take Zicam, Sudafed are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zicam and Sudafed drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anosmia
  • hyposmia
  • drug ineffective
  • dysgeusia
  • hypoaesthesia oral
  • hypogeusia
  • nausea
  • polydipsia
  • throat irritation
  • ageusia
1 - 6 months:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
6 - 12 months:
  • anosmia
  • arthritis
  • haemangioma
  • nephrolithiasis
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • sinusitis
  • tremor
not specified:
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • breast cancer in situ
  • fibrocystic breast disease

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • arthritis
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hyposmia
  • injury
male:
  • anosmia
  • ageusia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • ageusia
20-29:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
30-39:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
  • breast cancer in situ
  • drug ineffective
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • hypoaesthesia oral
  • polydipsia
  • throat irritation
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hyposmia
  • injury
  • pain
  • dysgeusia
  • hypogeusia
50-59:
  • sinusitis
  • tremor
  • anosmia
  • emotional distress
  • arthritis
  • haemangioma
  • nephrolithiasis
  • orthostatic hypotension
60+:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
  • nausea
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Zicam and Sudafed?

Interactions between Zicam and drugs from A to Z

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Interactions between Sudafed and drugs from A to Z

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On eHealthMe, Zicam (zinc gluconate) is often used to treat nasopharyngitis. Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat sinus congestion. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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