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Review: could Zicam cause Bleeding from the nose (Nosebleed)?





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

We study 4,085 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 has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from Zicam 4,171 users)

Bleeding from the nose

Bleeding from the nose (bleeding from nose) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Bleeding from the nose 23,938 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 4,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Zicam. Among them, 29 people (0.71%) have Bleeding From The Nose.

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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  • 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?
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  • Has any one been getting nosebleeds from taking this medication (1 answer)
    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.
    Reply
  • 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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    I have the rhinitis as a result of rebound syndrome from using nasal sprays for years. I use the Flonase to somewhat alleviate the need for the over-the-counter sprays (first two drugs listed). In spite of that, I rarely, if ever, have nosebleeds. I also rarely, if ever, get colds. However, yesterday I decided I definitely was getting a cold and decided to take some 12-hour Sudafed. I took my second dose a couple of hours early and next thing you know my nose was bleeding fairly profusely all night. I tried the recommended method of tilting the head forward and holding the nose shut for 10 minutes but all that did was fill my head with blood and when I let go all kinds of blood and clotted blood came out of my nose and mouth making a huge mess. What worked for me after hours of trying was tilting the head slightly back, putting up with the blood trickling down my throat and trying not to breathe or irritate the bleeding nostril. Periodically I'd have to cough up or blow out some clotting because it became too much to handle but eventually this method worked for me. I've decided to refrain from taking anymore Sudafed or nasal sprays for the time being at least until I'm sure the nosebleed is completely gone.
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