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Review: could Zicam cause Bleeding from the nose?

Summary: Bleeding from the nose could be caused by Zicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zicam cold remedy nasal gel, and have Nasopharyngitis.

We study 4,079 people who have side effects while taking Zicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Bleeding from the nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Bleeding from the nose and more.

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Zicam

Zicam (latest outcomes from 4,164 users) has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex).

Bleeding from the nose

Bleeding from the nose (bleeding from nose) (latest reports from 142,019 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,074 people reported to have side effects when taking Zicam. Among them, 29 people (0.71%) have Bleeding From The Nose. They amount to 0.02% of all the 141,840 people who have Bleeding From The Nose on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bleeding from the nose in Zicam reports

Time on Zicam when people have Bleeding from the nose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bleeding from the nose70.59%5.88%0.00%5.88%11.76%0.00%5.88%

Gender of people who have Bleeding from the nose when taking Zicam * :

FemaleMale
Bleeding from the nose61.29%38.71%

Age of people who have Bleeding from the nose when taking Zicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bleeding from the nose0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%14.81%25.93%22.22%25.93%

Severity of Bleeding from the nose when taking Zicam ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Bleeding from the nose ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Nasopharyngitis (13 people, 44.83%)
  2. Nasal congestion (3 people, 10.34%)
  3. Prophylaxis (1 people, 3.45%)
  4. Rhinovirus infection (1 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zicam cold remedy nasal gel (5 people, 17.24%)
  2. Simvastatin (2 people, 6.90%)
  3. Cartia xt (2 people, 6.90%)
  4. Multiple minerals (2 people, 6.90%)
  5. Multiple vitamins (2 people, 6.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • sudden and heavy nosebleeds at any time without blowing, sneezing or irritation lasting about 20 minutes.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks 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

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I really believe we are missing the mark on my 8 year old son. He has been sick'like since he was 4 months old. He is being treated for ADHD/Aspergers/Allergies, but he is NO better. Now, he has petechiae around his eyes.

    I'm at a loss. He has been cleared of Pediatric RA. Now what?

    Reply

    Docta12 on Mar, 25, 2014:

    I find it interesting that your child has both ADHD and bleeding both which are linked to Vitamin K defeciency. I would have your child tested for Vitamin K, D, Zinc, iron, hemoglobin defects like sickle cell, and a great history and physical from a doctor who takes the time to check for other sources. These are blood tests by the way. He should also have ALCAT allergy testing for foods.

    Reply

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Does claritin have an anticoagulant effect?
    I thought I had conquered my nosebleed problems with saline nasal mist and saline nasal gel, but now I've started on Claritin (actually Walitin, Walgreen's knockoff) for an unrelated reason and the nosebleeds have started again. Is this because of the Claritin or just a coincidence?

  • Has any one been getting nosebleeds from taking this medication
    starting getting nosebleeds in about three weeks from starting this medication.Had a sever nosebleed today at work thy had to call EMTS just to get it stop.

  • Zinc content
    How many mg of Zinc Gluconate were in the 4oz spray bottle??? It always worked for me and have come down with colds since the great product is off the market. Other manufacturers must be happier selling relief medicines.

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