Cold Remedy Chewables by Zicam
Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables Strawberry - 25 Chewables
Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables Strawberry is an over-the-counter homeopathic medicine that actually reduces the duration and severity of the common cold when taken at the first sign of cold symptoms. Zicam Cold Remedy Strawberry Chewables contains Zincum Aceticum and Zincum Gluconicum as active ingredients.
Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables Strawberry Facts
Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables Strawberry treats the cold, not just the symptoms. Unlike other over-the-counter cold medicines designed to relieve or mask symptoms, Zicam Cold Remedy is different. When taken at the first sign, within the first 24 to 48 hours, Zicam Cold Remedy gets rid of your cold faster.
Common cold facts indicate that most people ignore the first few days when they’re "just getting a cold." They start "medicating" only when they begin to feel miserable, a few days into the cold cycle. It is during those crucial first few days, before full-blown symptoms appear, that the cold virus is replicating. That's the ideal time to start using Zicam Cold Remedy so you can get rid of your cold faster.
- Actually shortens the cold!
- Take at the first sign of a cold
- Non-drowsy, non-habit forming, no known drug interactions
- Available in quick-dissolving RapidMelts tablets, Chewables and Oral Mist with improved mint flavor!
Is Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables a "cure" for the common cold?
Since the common cold is a self-limiting condition (research shows that most people get over a cold between 10-14 days), the term "cure" is not scientifically applicable. However, unlike most over-the-counter and prescription cold remedies that have been designed to temporarily suppress the symptoms of the common cold, Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist helps reduce the duration and severity of the common cold.
Haven't there been studies indicating that zinc is ineffective?
Clinical studies of zinc based cold relief products that use different active zinc formulations (for example, zinc sulfate), different delivery systems and lower doses of zinc have had differing results. Zicam Cold Remedy’s combination of Zincum Gluconicum and Zincum Aceticum reduce the duration and the severity of the cold.
Why can’t I eat or drink citrus fruits or juices for 30 minutes after taking Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables?
The acids found in citrus fruits and juices can interact with the efficacy of zinc.
Does Zicam Cold Remedy cause side effects?
Zicam Cold Remedy is safe and does not cause the side effects often experienced when taking cold relief products, such as drowsiness or grogginess, Zicam Cold Remedy is not habit-forming.
Are there any known side effects of taking Zicam Cold Remedy in concert with other medications?
Zicam Cold Remedy has no known drug interaction side effects. As with all medications, consult your physician about possible interactions with the medications you are currently taking.
Does Zicam Cold Remedy contain phenylpropanolamine (PPA)?
No. Zicam Cold Remedy is a safe and effective remedy that does not contain, and has never contained, the chemical PPA.
Can children use Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables?
Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist is labeled for use in children over three years of age. However, as with any over-the-counter medication, it is recommended that you consult with your child's doctor before use and that the medication is provided under parental supervision.
Is Zicam Cold Remedy doctor recommended?
Numerous physicians, including ear, nose, and throat specialists, general practitioners and internists have come forward in support of the science behind Zicam Cold Remedy.
Can I use Zicam Cold Remedy Chewables while pregnant?
As stated in the 'Warnings' section of the Zicam package insert, Zicam Cold Remedy is not contraindicated for use with these medical conditions. However, if you have any concerns whatsoever about whether Zicam is safe for someone with your health condition, we would urge you to seek the advice of your physician before using Zicam. Your physician can offer you advice based on his or her knowledge of your current health and medical history.
Can Zicam Cold Remedy help protect me from the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus?
No. Zicam products are not intended to protect against any influenza virus, including H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus. Colds and flu are caused by different viruses. The flu is caused by the influenza virus. The leading cause of the common cold is the rhinovirus (“rhino” means nose), of which there are more than 100 strains. Zicam Cold Remedy gets you over your cold faster when taken as directed at the first sign of symptoms. Though a cold and a flu share many symptoms – like sore throat, nasal congestion and sneezing – the flu is usually marked by more intense symptoms, such as fever, fatigue, body aches and dry cough. People with a cold are more likely to have a stuffy or runny nose.
Adults and children six years of age and older:
For best results, use at the first sign of a cold and continue to use for an additional 48 hours after symptoms subside.
Take one square at the onset of symptoms. Chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Repeat every three hours until symptoms are gone.
To avoid minor stomach upset, do not take on an empty stomach.
Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes after use. Do net eat or drink citrus fruits or juices for 30 minutes before or after. Otherwise, drink plenty of fluids. This product is not recommended for children under six years of age due to the hazard of choking.
- Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms persist or are accompanied by fever. Zicam Cold Remedy was formulated to shorten the duration of the common cold and may not be effective for flu or allergies.
- If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- To avoid minor stomach upset, do not take on an empty stomach.
- Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes after use. Do not eat or drink citrus fruits or juices for 30 minutes before or after. Otherwise drink plenty of fluids.
- Not recommended for children under 6 years of age due to the hazard of choking.
|Zicam - Cold Remedy Chewables Strawberry - 25 Chewables|
|Serving Size: 1 Chewable Sqaure|
|Servings Per Container: 25|
||Amount Per Serving
|Zincum Gluconicum 1X
|Zincum Aceticum 2X
|*Daily Value Not Established.|
|Other Ingredients: FD&C Red 40, Glycerine, HPMC, Lecithin, Maltitol Syrup, Maltodextrin, Mono and Diglycerides, Natural & Artificial Strawberry Flavor, Partially Hydrogenated Cotton Seed|
ZICAM COLD REMEDY IS AN OVER-THE-COUNTER HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE THAT ACTUALLY REDUCES THE DURATION AND SEVERITY OF THE COMMON COLD WHEN TAKEN AT THE FIRST SIGN OF COLD SYMPTOMS.
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I take this as soon as I feel a little worn down or am in crowded spaces where people are sick. I can pretend they are candy! They leave a funny taste in your mouth, but that is normal for zinc remedies!