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From FDA reports: side effects of Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc. for a Male patient aged 47

This is a personalized study for a 47 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,108 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Jan, 24, 2015: 4,108 people who reported to have side effects when taking Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc. are studied

Trend of Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc.'s drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2470048)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 47

Gender: male

Conditions: Nasopharyngitis

Drugs taking:
- Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc.: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Ageusia, Anosmia

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among males aged 47 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)194 (89.40%)
Anosmia217 (100.00%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 47 (±5) in the use of Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc.:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anosmia217
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)194
Hyposmia (impairment of the sense of smell)48
Burning Sensation46
Nasal Discomfort46
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)26
Hypogeusia (reduced ability to taste things (to taste sweet, sour, bitter, or salty substances))24
Parosmia (distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odours that are not present)16
Product Quality Issue12
Pain12

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 47 (±5) in long term use of Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc.:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anosmia26
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)14
Hyposmia (impairment of the sense of smell)12
Hypogeusia (reduced ability to taste things (to taste sweet, sour, bitter, or salty substances))4
Burning Sensation2
Metastases To Central Nervous System (cancer spreads to central nervous system)2
Sinus Disorder (disease of sinus)2
Product Quality Issue2
Emotional Disorder2
Product Label Issue2

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)4,108 (100.00%)
Anosmia4,108 (100.00%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc.:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anosmia4,108
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)4,108
Hyposmia (impairment of the sense of smell)592
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)568
Nasal Discomfort460
Hypogeusia (reduced ability to taste things (to taste sweet, sour, bitter, or salty substances))404
Burning Sensation334
Parosmia (distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odours that are not present)226
Multiple Injuries186
Product Quality Issue110

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Zicam Zincum Gluconicum, 2x Matrix Initiatives, Inc.:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anosmia194
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)126
Hyposmia (impairment of the sense of smell)90
Hypogeusia (reduced ability to taste things (to taste sweet, sour, bitter, or salty substances))34
Parosmia (distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odours that are not present)24
Nasal Discomfort22
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)18
Burning Sensation16
Product Quality Issue12
Rhinalgia (pain in the nose)10

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • after taking zicam my sense of smell has gone, my sister also has the symptoms and she has a brain tumor... I am going to get my head checked...

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • since taking the zicam i have had a sore mouth

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • tongue has a metalic/burning sensation.foods make it worse.esp.acidy&sweet foods.used spray about 5 days in feb 2014,still have symptoms.not for sure if from zicam

    Reply

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