Most cold medicines only treat the cold symptoms. Zicam is different - it actually shortens the duration and severity of the cold. Don't let another annoying cold slow you down when you can least afford it - take Zicam Cold Remedy at the first sign and you'll be over your cold faster with less severe symptoms.
What is Zicam Cold Remedy?
- 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!
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. Is Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel 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.What is the active ingredient in Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel?
Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist contains Zincum Aceticum and Zincum Gluconicum as active ingredients.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 Nasal Gel?
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 Nasal Gel?
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.Where can I buy Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel?
Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gelis available at Food, Drug, Mass Merchandise, and online stores.How much does Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gelcost?
The suggested reta:" ":he advice of your physician before using Zicam. Allow the physician to know the only active ingredient in Zicam Cold Remedy is zinc.Can I use Zicam Cold Remedy with glaucoma, diabetes, heart conditions, or high blood pressure?
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.