Zicam Epistaxis Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Epistaxis, 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.


Middle Insomnia, Epistaxis, Blood Pressure Increased, Asthenia, Dizziness

This Epistaxis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 70-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: nasal congestion. The patient was prescribed Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasal Gel (dosage: 1x Daily Every 3-4 Days), which was started on Jan 13, 2014. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasal Gel the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Middle Insomnia
  • Epistaxis
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Asthenia
  • Dizziness
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasal Gel.
Nausea, Anosmia, Epistaxis, Headache, Insomnia

This Epistaxis Zicam No Drip Liquid Nasal Gel side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 09, 2012. A Female , 42 years of age, weighting 146.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam No Drip Liquid Nasal Gel. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Nausea
  • Anosmia
  • Epistaxis
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
. Zicam No Drip Liquid Nasal Gel dosage: 2 Sprays In Each Nostril. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Rhinorrhoea, Nasal Discomfort, Nasal Congestion, Epistaxis

This is a Zicam Allergy Relief Nasal Gel side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasal congestion, who was treated with Zicam Allergy Relief Nasal Gel (dosage:1 Spray In Each Nostril, start time: Jan 11, 2012), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Epistaxis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Rhinorrhoea
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Epistaxis
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Allergy Relief Nasal Gel treatment in patients suffering from nasal congestion, resulting in Epistaxis.
Nasal Discomfort, Epistaxis, Anosmia

A 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Zicam Intense Sinus Relief treatment (dosage: 1 Dose) on Mar 08, 2011. Soon after starting Zicam Intense Sinus Relief treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Epistaxis
  • Anosmia
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Intense Sinus Relief side effects, such as Epistaxis.
Anosmia, Epistaxis, Nasal Discomfort

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zicam Intense Sinus Relief on Mar 10, 2011. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: anosmia, epistaxis, nasal discomfort Additional patient health information: Female , 33 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Zicam Intense Sinus Relief dosage: 1 Dose. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Anosmia, Epistaxis, Nasal Disorder, Nasal Ulcer, Rhinalgia, Rhinorrhoea, Thermal Burn

This report suggests a potential Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Epistaxis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 59-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel (dosage: 2 Years Before 5/2009) starting NS. Soon after starting Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Epistaxis
  • Nasal Disorder
  • Nasal Ulcer
  • Rhinalgia
  • Rhinorrhoea
  • Thermal Burn
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Oxycodone Hcl
  • Ultram
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate
  • Byetta Insulin
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Tenoretic 100
  • Amlodipine Besy-benazepril Hcl
  • Metformin Hcl
Although Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Epistaxis, may still occur.
Anosmia, Epistaxis

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Mar 07, 2008 by a male taking Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel (dosage: 1 Dose) . Location: UNITED STATES , 21 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: anosmia, epistaxis. Additional medications/treatments:
Ageusia, Anosmia, Epistaxis

This Epistaxis problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 68-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Zicam Allergy Relief Gel Swabs (dosage: 4 Doses 3 Months Ago-4 Doses). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Atenolol
When commencing Zicam Allergy Relief Gel Swabs, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Epistaxis
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Epistaxis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anosmia, Epistaxis

This is a Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs side effect report of a 55-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs (dosage: 2xw X 5 Months) starting Dec 01, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Phenobarbital
  • Lopid
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anosmia
  • Epistaxis
This opens a possibility that Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs could cause Epistaxis and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Anosmia, Epistaxis

This Epistaxis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 11, 2008. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: anosmia, epistaxis. Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel dosage: Qid X Few Weeks.
Associated medications used:
  • Claritin
  • Flonase
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Dry Skin, Epistaxis, Nasal Discomfort, Nasal Disorder, Secretion Discharge, Skin Exfoliation

This Epistaxis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 63-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs (dosage: Qd), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Centrum Multivitamin
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Lovaza
When starting to take Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Dry Skin
  • Epistaxis
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Nasal Disorder
  • Secretion Discharge
  • Skin Exfoliation
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs.
Ageusia, Epistaxis

This Epistaxis Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Mar 25, 2010. A male , 49 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Ageusia
  • Epistaxis
. Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist dosage: 3 Years Ago. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Epistaxis

This is a Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel side effect report of a 57-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel (dosage:Sporadic-length Of Cold, start time: Jan 01, 2008), combined with:
  • Voltaren
  • Restoril
  • Vitamins
, and developed a serious reaction and a Epistaxis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Epistaxis
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Epistaxis.
Epistaxis

A 34-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: nasopharyngitis started Zicam Zincum Glucoicm 2x Matrixx Intiatives, Inc. treatment (dosage: Gel Swab-ne Swab Per Nostril During Colds Nasal) on Jan 15, 2007. Soon after starting Zicam Zincum Glucoicm 2x Matrixx Intiatives, Inc. treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Epistaxis
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Zincum Glucoicm 2x Matrixx Intiatives, Inc. side effects, such as Epistaxis.
Epistaxis, Nasal Dryness

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zicam Nasal Swabs One Swab For Two Nostrils Matrixx Initiatives on Jan 13, 2010. After Zicam was administered, patient encountered several Zicam side effects: epistaxis, nasal dryness Additional patient health information: male , 34 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam Nasal Swabs One Swab For Two Nostrils Matrixx Initiatives dosage: One Swab Application Every Four Hours Nasal. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Epistaxis, Impaired Healing, Nasal Discomfort, Nasal Ulcer, Rhinalgia

This report suggests a potential Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Matrixx Initiatives, Epistaxis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 64-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nasopharyngitis and used Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Matrixx Initiatives, (dosage: One Spray In Each Nostril 2 Or 3 Times Nasal) starting Jan 15, 2009. Soon after starting Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Matrixx Initiatives, the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Epistaxis
  • Impaired Healing
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Nasal Ulcer
  • Rhinalgia
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Matrixx Initiatives, demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Epistaxis, may still occur.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Epistaxis, Food Poisoning, Impaired Work Ability, Marital Problem, Nasal Discomfort, Poor Personal Hygiene, Rhinalgia

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 28, 2009 by a male taking Zicam Matrixx Initiatives Inc. (dosage: Spray 1 Nasal Once) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, epistaxis, food poisoning, impaired work ability, marital problem, nasal discomfort, poor personal hygiene, rhinalgia. Additional medications/treatments:
Burning Sensation, Epistaxis, Hyposmia

This Epistaxis problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nasopharyngitis.On Oct 01, 1998 a consumer started treatment with Zicam Zincum Gluconicum 2x Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (dosage: One Pump Every 4 Hours Nasal). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Zicam Zincum Gluconicum 2x Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Burning Sensation
  • Epistaxis
  • Hyposmia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Epistaxis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Epistaxis, Hypogeusia, Hyposmia

This is a Zicam, .50 Fl Oz, Matrixx Initiatives, Inc Zincum Gluconicum 2x side effect report of a patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis and was treated with Zicam, .50 Fl Oz, Matrixx Initiatives, Inc Zincum Gluconicum 2x (dosage: 1 Squirt Each Nose 3 Time / Yr Nasel Spray Until Use Bottle 2 Or 3 Times/day) starting Dec 01, 2006. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Burning Sensation
  • Epistaxis
  • Hypogeusia
  • Hyposmia
This opens a possibility that Zicam, .50 Fl Oz, Matrixx Initiatives, Inc Zincum Gluconicum 2x could cause Epistaxis and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Dysphagia, Dyspnoea, Epistaxis, Hyposmia, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Infection, Nasal Congestion, Rhinorrhoea, Scab

This Epistaxis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 26, 2009. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, weighting 124.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Gels, Sprays And Swabs N/a. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: dysphagia, dyspnoea, epistaxis, hyposmia, increased upper airway secretion, infection, nasal congestion, rhinorrhoea, scab. Zicam Gels, Sprays And Swabs N/a dosage: Every 4-6 Hours Nasal; Over A Year. These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Gels, Sprays And Swabs N/a.

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Zicam Epistaxis Causes and Reviews


Your nose is important to your health. It filters the air you breathe, removing dust, germs, and irritants. It warms and moistens the air to keep your lungs and tubes that lead to them from drying out. Your nose also contains the nerve cells that help your sense of smell. When there is a problem with your nose, your whole body can suffer. For example, the stuffy nose of the common cold can make it hard for you to breathe, sleep, or get comfortable.

Many problems besides the common cold can affect the nose. They include

  • Deviated septum - a shifting of the wall that divides the nasal cavity into halves
  • Nasal polyps - soft growths that develop on the lining of your nose or sinuses
  • Nosebleeds
  • Rhinitis - inflammation of the nose and sinuses sometimes caused by allergies. The main symptom is a runny nose.
  • Nasal fractures, also known as a broken nose

Zicam Epistaxis 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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