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Review: could Zicam cause High blood pressure?
We study 4,082 people who have side effects while taking Zicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Zicam (latest outcomes from 4,168 users) has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex).
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,163,649 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 4,082 people reported to have side effects when taking Zicam. Among them, 14 people (0.34%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Zicam when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zicam * :
|High blood pressure||78.57%||21.43% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zicam * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||7.69%||84.62% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Zicam ** :
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Seasonal allergy (7 people, 50.00%)
- Sleep disorder (6 people, 42.86%)
- Stress (6 people, 42.86%)
- Gastric ulcer (6 people, 42.86%)
- Chronic sinusitis (6 people, 42.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coral calcium (6 people, 42.86%)
- Colon clear formula (6 people, 42.86%)
- Mucinex (6 people, 42.86%)
- Loratadine (6 people, 42.86%)
- Neilmed sinus rinse (6 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (7 days ago):
Normal BP is 120. With Doxil increased to 187
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Diagnosed with fibromyalgia 16 yrs ago following an epidural during child birth - back when they referred patients with wide spread pain to a rheumatologist and thought you were nuts. Since those initial, very frustrating first few years of suffering, I was fortunate enough to find Drs who knew it was real and began treating my pain with methadone. Hv been taking methadone for @ 15 yrs. Developed high blood pressure @ 10 yrs ago. Just wondering if long term use of methadone can cause high blood pressure.
king on Sep, 15, 2014:
Yes the methadone can cause high blood pressure over time after a tolerance build up. if your doctor was to increase your medication; methadone there is a high probability that your blood pressure would return to normal.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I am wondering if these drugs could possible contribute to high blood pressure.
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