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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, 15 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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).

High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,142,940 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 4,082 people reported to have side effects when taking Zicam. Among them, 14 people (0.34%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,161,437 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood pressure in Zicam reports

Time on Zicam when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zicam * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure78.57%21.43%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%7.69%84.62%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Zicam ** :

n/a

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Seasonal allergy (7 people, 50.00%)
  2. Sleep disorder (6 people, 42.86%)
  3. Stress (6 people, 42.86%)
  4. Gastric ulcer (6 people, 42.86%)
  5. Chronic sinusitis (6 people, 42.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coral calcium (6 people, 42.86%)
  2. Colon clear formula (6 people, 42.86%)
  3. Mucinex (6 people, 42.86%)
  4. Loratadine (6 people, 42.86%)
  5. 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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    Ray Pitts on Jun, 28, 2014:

    I will add this increase in blood pressure was I think because of azithromycin .. I initially went in to the doctor because I think I have Valley Fever (I live in a dusty area of Arizona) and have 7 of 9 symptoms .. the doctor said no (not sure why) gave me a EKG and when it came back normal said she thought it would but the tranee nurse wanted it done .. still haven't been able to get a simple blood test which is how you check for valley fever .. Doctors are so pompous!!!

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