Zicam Anosmia Side Effect Reports


The following Zicam Anosmia side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Anosmia, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Zicam or it might take time to develop.


Nasal Congestion, Anosmia

This Anosmia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 37-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis. The patient was prescribed Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief (dosage: 1 Spray Each Nostril Once), which was started on Feb 21, 2014. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Anosmia
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief.
Anosmia

This Anosmia Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Feb 19, 2014. A Female , 48 years of age, weighting 319.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Anosmia
. Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief dosage: Since Its Introduction To Market. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Anosmia

This is a Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasal Gel side effect report of a 65-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis, who was treated with Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasal Gel (dosage:1-2 Sprays Each Nostril Twice, start time: Feb 09, 2014), combined with:
  • Travatan Eye Drops
, and developed a serious reaction and a Anosmia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Anosmia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasal Gel treatment in female patients suffering from nasopharyngitis, resulting in Anosmia.
Anosmia, Ageusia

A 62-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: nasal congestion started Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief treatment (dosage: 1 Spray Each Nostril Twice Daily) on Feb 05, 2014. Soon after starting Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Ageusia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Metformin
  • Lovastatin
  • Lisinopril
  • Citracal
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief side effects, such as Anosmia.
Ageusia, Anosmia

A patient from US was prescribed and started Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist on Mar 18, 2014. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia Additional patient health information: male , 57 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Ageusia, Anosmia

This report suggests a potential Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts Anosmia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 62-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): throat irritation and used Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts (dosage: NA) starting Jan 30, 2014. Soon after starting Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anosmia, may still occur.
Anosmia

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 10, 2014 by a male taking Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 75 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: anosmia. Additional medications/treatments:
Ageusia, Anosmia, Influenza

This Anosmia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 40-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nasal congestion.On Dec 25, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief (dosage: 1 Spray Ea Nostril 2x Da). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Influenza
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anosmia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anosmia

This is a Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel side effect report of a 64-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis,influenza and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel (dosage: 4 Swabs Nasally Daily) starting 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anosmia
This opens a possibility that Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel could cause Anosmia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Hypoaesthesia Oral, Oral Mucosal Blistering, Ageusia, Anosmia

This Anosmia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Dec 24, 2013. A patient from US , 59 years of age, weighting 300.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: hypoaesthesia oral, oral mucosal blistering, ageusia, anosmia. Zicam Cold Remedy dosage: 1 Tablet ?every 3 Hours. These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Cold Remedy.
Anosmia, Ageusia

This Anosmia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 45-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: nasal congestion. The patient was prescribed Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief (dosage: 2 Sprays Into Each Nostril), which was started on Nov 21, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Benadryl
When starting to take Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anosmia
  • Ageusia
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief.
Anosmia, Ageusia

This Anosmia Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Sep 10, 2013. A male , 70 years of age, weighting 242.0 lb, was treated with Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Anosmia
  • Ageusia
. Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief dosage: 1 Spray Nasally Every 3-4 Hours. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Bactrim
  • Insulin
  • Advair
  • Albuteral
  • Levoxyl
Ageusia, Anosmia, No Therapeutic Response

This is a Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts side effect report of a 65-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis, who was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts (dosage:1 Rapidmelt Every 3-4 Hours, start time: Mar 25, 2013), combined with:
  • Levothyroxine
, and developed a serious reaction and a Anosmia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • No Therapeutic Response
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts treatment in female patients suffering from nasopharyngitis, resulting in Anosmia.
Anosmia, Dysgeusia, Ageusia

A 51-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: nasal congestion,nasopharyngitis started Zicam treatment (dosage: 1-2 Sprays In Each Nostril/1dose) on 201302. Soon after starting Zicam treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Dysgeusia
  • Ageusia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam side effects, such as Anosmia.
Anosmia, Ageusia, Application Site Reaction, Tongue Disorder

A patient from US was prescribed and started Zicam on Jun 19, 2013. After Zicam was administered, patient encountered several Zicam side effects: anosmia, ageusia, application site reaction, tongue disorder Additional patient health information: male , 41 years of age, weighting 195.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam dosage: 1 Talet 1 Freq Po. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Anosmia, Dysgeusia

This report suggests a potential Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts Anosmia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 66-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nasopharyngitis and used Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts (dosage: NA) starting Sep 20, 2012. Soon after starting Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Dysgeusia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Nasonex
  • Pravastatin
  • Lunesta
  • Paxil
Although Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anosmia, may still occur.
Ageusia, Anosmia

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 11, 2013 by a Female taking Zicam Cold Remedy Plus Oral Mist (dosage: Inserted) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 33 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia. Additional medications/treatments:
Sinus Disorder, Condition Aggravated, Anosmia

This Anosmia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 70-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): sinus disorder.On 201206 a consumer started treatment with Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief (dosage: Inserted Nasally Twice Weekly). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Sinus Disorder
  • Condition Aggravated
  • Anosmia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anosmia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Feeling Abnormal, Dysgeusia, Anosmia

This is a Zicam Cold Remedy Plus Oral Mist side effect report of a 78-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nasal congestion,oropharyngeal pain and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Plus Oral Mist (dosage: NA) starting Oct 17, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Dysgeusia
  • Anosmia
This opens a possibility that Zicam Cold Remedy Plus Oral Mist could cause Anosmia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Anosmia, Ageusia

This Anosmia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Jan 22, 2013. A female patient from US , 53 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: anosmia, ageusia. Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist dosage: Oral Spray X1. These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist.
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Zicam Anosmia Causes and Reviews


Our senses of taste and smell give us great pleasure. Taste helps us enjoy food and beverages. Smell lets us enjoy the scents and fragrances like roses or coffee. Taste and smell also protect us, letting us know when food has gone bad or when there is a gas leak. They make us want to eat, ensuring we get the nutrition we need.

People with taste disorders may taste things that aren't there, may not be able to tell the difference in tastes, or can't taste at all. People with smell disorders may lose their sense of smell, or things may smell different. A smell they once enjoyed may now smell bad to them.

Many illnesses and injuries can cause taste and smell disorders, including colds and head injuries. Some drugs can also affect taste and smell. Most people lose some ability to taste and smell as they get older. Treatment varies, depending on the problem and its cause.

NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders


Zicam Anosmia Reviews

Thu, 23 Feb 2012

I just got over an allergic reaction to something after having a cold for about 3 days. I had started taking Zicam Meltaways early morning on day 2. I have taken Zinc lozenges to lesson time and symptoms several times and found it quite effective. The store didn't have the lozenges so I decided to try the Zicam. On day 3 I became very congested in my sinus' . By day 3 it didn't seem normal (I had pneumonia in 2010...1st time ever and the doctor said that once you have pneumonia you are more apt to get it again.) So day 4 I went to my physician and he said you may have a bug...but this looks like an allergic reaction. He gave me a Decadron injection...told me to drink lots of water, rest, neti pot etc. He listened carefully and said my chest was clear.
Day 7 comes and I know it is in my chest...so back to my doc..by now I'm coughing and hawking up bloody chunks resembling liver. He now RX Cephlexin (precautionary I think), another decadron injection...mucinex DM. A couple of days after that I didn't seem to be any better...so I went back for Decadron injection 3 a breathing treatment (Albuteral and Atrovent I think ) and a 6 day prednisone pack. Yesterday 14 days in was my first normal day.
Not once until today did I suspect Zicam...but it was the only thing I had taken and this reaction was much stronger than a seasonal allergy. No more Zicam for me.

Mon, 12 Mar 2012

try toothpaste with baking soda in it also baking soda water gargle it helps me when my tongue burns from the Zicam i used.



Mon, 21 May 2012

Felt very bad, lost apetite and felt depressed.

Thu, 19 Jan 2012

I took Zicam over a week ago. I started having a very dry tongue. My taste never changed, but my tongue feels so uncomfortable. I am done with Zicam.

Tue, 30 Nov 2010

Have taken Zicam rapid melts, started on Friday throughout the weekend.Monday I have trouble swallowing, it hurts to cough and the back of my mouth hurts. I have stopped taking it and will return otherunopened product.

Thu, 17 Mar 2011

Took the Zicam rapidmelts for a couple of days to keep a cold from coming on. After 4 days i now have some kind of weird taste in my mouth. Nothing seems to tast right-cherry coke, OJ, hell even my cigars don't taste right (trying to quit maybe this will help). Some times it comes and goes. Anyone else having these side effects.

Thu, 21 Jul 2011

I'm suspecting that Zicam rapid melts may have an aspirin component since after taking it 2 days I've had a ghout attack in my foot which is normally triggered by high uric acid levels common to aspirin.

The positive effects have been reduced congestion, reduced cough and the tast is good. The negative effects have been gout, a nose bleed, and although reduced, the cough has been persistent.

Thu, 23 Dec 2010

lost sense of smell and taste after using mouth spray in march 2008. Most of the time it is still gone. Once in a while I can smell and taste but not like normal. Just slightly. I hate the product. It's still on the shelves at Walmart.

Mon, 07 Nov 2011

severe hives!

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