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

We study 4,082 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 4,168 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 143,543 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 4,082 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • taking prednisone for only 4 days, 20mg/3 times daily, have had nose bleed the last 2 days. have now stopped taking prednisone. the poison ivy has cleared up. will the nose bleeds now stop? anything I should continue to watch for?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Diagnosed with acute Glaucoma, operated with laser and given Lumigan 1 drop in each eye nightly.
    A few weeks later nose bleed from one nostril quite heavy. Occurs on a weekly basis. Dr prescribed anti biotics, and cream. Not working.
    Any advice will be appreciated please.
    Annie

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Three minor nose bleeds in last 3 days

    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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  • Miconazole 3 - nose bleed
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