Review: could Zicam cause Bleeding from the nose?
This is a review of Bleeding from the nose (Nosebleed) by studying 4,073 people who take Zicam. We analyze: the time on Zicam when people have Bleeding from the nose, gender and age of these people, the severity of Bleeding from the nose, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Zicam. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zicam (latest outcomes from 4,155 users) has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex), nasal congestion. Commonly reported side effects of Zicam include smell - impaired, ageusia, hyposmia, taste - impaired, nasal discomfort.
Bleeding from the nose
Bleeding from the nose (bleeding from nose) (latest reports from 139,584 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 4,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Zicam. Among them, 29 people (0.71%) have Bleeding From The Nose.
Time on Zicam when people have Bleeding from the nose * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bleeding from the nose||70.59%||5.88%||0.00%||5.88%||11.76%||0.00%||5.88% |
Gender of people who have Bleeding from the nose when taking Zicam * :
|Bleeding from the nose||61.29%||38.71% |
Age of people who have Bleeding from the nose when taking Zicam * :
|Bleeding from the nose||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||14.81%||25.93%||22.22%||25.93% |
Severity of Bleeding from the nose when taking Zicam ** :
How people recovered from Bleeding from the nose ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nasopharyngitis (13 people, 44.83%)
- Nasal congestion (3 people, 10.34%)
- Prophylaxis (1 people, 3.45%)
- Rhinovirus infection (1 people, 3.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zicam cold remedy nasal gel (5 people, 17.24%)
- Simvastatin (2 people, 6.90%)
- Cartia xt (2 people, 6.90%)
- Multiple minerals (2 people, 6.90%)
- Multiple vitamins (2 people, 6.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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