Review: taking Zicam and Sudafed together
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 20 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 13, 2015: 20 people who take Zicam, Sudafed are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zicam (zinc gluconate)
- Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Polydipsia||General Physical Health Deterioration|
|Vomiting||Deep Vein Thrombosis|
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Deep Vein Thrombosis|
|General Physical Health Deterioration|
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Ageusia||Anosmia||Emotional Distress||Emotional Distress||Anosmia|
|Hypoaesthesia Oral||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Vomiting|
|Polydipsia||General Physical Health Deterioration||Nausea|
|Breast Cancer In Situ||Anxiety|
|Fibrocystic Breast Disease||Hypogeusia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zicam (zinc gluconate) is often used to treat herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nasal congestion. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Zicam is used in:
- Sudafed is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zicam alternatives:
- Sudafed alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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