Review: could Zicam cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Zicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Mucinex, and have Arthralgia . We study 350 people who have side effects while taking Zicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Zicam

Zicam has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in nasopharyngitis. (latest outcomes from Zicam 4,488 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 476,864 High blood pressure patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

350 people reported to have side effects when taking Zicam.
Among them, 10 people (2.86%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zicam cause High blood pressure?

Time on Zicam when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Zicam *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Zicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 88.89 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Zicam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Gastritis (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Arthralgia (7 people, 70.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mucinex (8 people, 80.00%)
  • Resveratrol (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Coral Calcium (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Colon Clear Formula (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Aspirin (7 people, 70.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vascular Stenosis (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Osteopenia (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Multiple Allergies (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Joint Dislocation (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Accident (7 people, 70.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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