Zicam Nasopharyngitis Side Effect Reports


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

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


Confusional State, Fall, Cerebrovascular Accident, Nasopharyngitis, Urinary Tract Infection, Bronchitis

This Nasopharyngitis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 86-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis. The patient was prescribed Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts (dosage: 1 Rapidmelt), which was started on Jan 13, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Confusional State
  • Fall
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Bronchitis
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Cold Remedy Rapidmelts.
Ageusia, Nasopharyngitis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

This Nasopharyngitis Zicam Cold Remedy side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Aug 31, 2012. A male , 51 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Ageusia
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
. Zicam Cold Remedy dosage: Mouth Spray Every 3 Hours. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Advocor
Ageusia, Anosmia, Nasopharyngitis, Treatment Noncompliance, Product Quality Issue

This is a Zicam No Drip Liquid Nasal Gel side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis, who was treated with Zicam No Drip Liquid Nasal Gel (dosage:1 Swab, start time: Jan 01, 2008), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Nasopharyngitis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Treatment Noncompliance
  • Product Quality Issue
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam No Drip Liquid Nasal Gel treatment in female patients suffering from nasopharyngitis, resulting in Nasopharyngitis.
Ageusia, Nasopharyngitis

A 71-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: nasopharyngitis started Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist treatment (dosage: 3 Doses X 2 Days;) on Oct 16, 2010. Soon after starting Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Ageusia
  • Nasopharyngitis
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Cold Remedy Oral Mist side effects, such as Nasopharyngitis.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Middle Insomnia, Nasal Congestion, Nasal Discomfort, Nasopharyngitis

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zicam Nasal Gel 2x Matrixx on Jun 03, 2010. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, middle insomnia, nasal congestion, nasal discomfort, nasopharyngitis Additional patient health information: Female , 61 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam Nasal Gel 2x Matrixx dosage: 1 Spray Per Nostril Every 4 Hrs Nasal. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Anosmia, Hyposmia, Nasopharyngitis, Rhinalgia

This report suggests a potential Zicam Nasal Gel .50 Fl Oz Matrixx Nasopharyngitis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 40-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nasopharyngitis and used Zicam Nasal Gel .50 Fl Oz Matrixx (dosage: Used About 15+ Times 3x Day Nasal) starting Apr 01, 2009. Soon after starting Zicam Nasal Gel .50 Fl Oz Matrixx the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Hyposmia
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Rhinalgia
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Zicam Nasal Gel .50 Fl Oz Matrixx demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Nasopharyngitis, may still occur.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Lacrimation Increased, Nasopharyngitis

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jul 14, 2009 by a male taking Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Matrixx (dosage: 2 Sprays Every 4 Hours Nasal) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 190.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, burning sensation, lacrimation increased, nasopharyngitis. Additional medications/treatments:
Anosmia, Hyposmia, Influenza, Nasopharyngitis

This Nasopharyngitis problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nasopharyngitis.On Jan 01, 2001 a consumer started treatment with Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs Zincum Gluciricum 2x Matirixx Initiatives, (dosage: 1 Medicated Swab Evry 4 Hrs For 48 Nasal). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Zicam Nasal Spray ? Matrixx Initiaves, Inc (Spray In Nostrils Evry 4 Hrs For 48 Nasal)
When commencing Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs Zincum Gluciricum 2x Matirixx Initiatives,, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Anosmia
  • Hyposmia
  • Influenza
  • Nasopharyngitis
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Nasopharyngitis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Decreased Appetite, Decreased Interest, Hypogeusia, Hyposmia, Nasopharyngitis, Product Quality Issue

This is a Zicam Nasal Gelswabs side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis and was treated with Zicam Nasal Gelswabs (dosage: Swab 1 Tube Every 4 Hrs Nasal - Used Before Pregnancy) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Decreased Interest
  • Hypogeusia
  • Hyposmia
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Product Quality Issue
This opens a possibility that Zicam Nasal Gelswabs could cause Nasopharyngitis and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Anosmia, Cough, Nasal Congestion, Nasopharyngitis, Throat Irritation

This Nasopharyngitis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 23, 2009. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: anosmia, cough, nasal congestion, nasopharyngitis, throat irritation. Zicam dosage: NA. These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam.
Anosmia, Condition Aggravated, Nasopharyngitis, Product Quality Issue, Pyrexia

This Nasopharyngitis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis. The patient was prescribed Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Matrixx Initiatives (dosage: NA), which was started on Jun 15, 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Matrixx Initiatives the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anosmia
  • Condition Aggravated
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Product Quality Issue
  • Pyrexia
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Matrixx Initiatives.
Epistaxis, Nasopharyngitis

This Nasopharyngitis Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Matrixx side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 19, 2009. A Female , 60 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Matrixx. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Epistaxis
  • Nasopharyngitis
. Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Matrixx dosage: One Swab 1x Nasal. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Dysgeusia, Nasal Discomfort, Nasopharyngitis, Parosmia, Rhinalgia, Rhinorrhoea, Sneezing

This is a Zicam Gel Matrixx side effect report of a 50-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis, who was treated with Zicam Gel Matrixx (dosage:1 Squirt Per Nostril 4 Hrs Apart Nasal, start time: Jan 11, 2009), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Nasopharyngitis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Dysgeusia
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Parosmia
  • Rhinalgia
  • Rhinorrhoea
  • Sneezing
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Gel Matrixx treatment in patients suffering from nasopharyngitis, resulting in Nasopharyngitis.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Condition Aggravated, Impaired Work Ability, Nasopharyngitis

A 46-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: nasopharyngitis started Zicam Nasal Spray Mattrix Initiatives treatment (dosage: 4 Sprays In Mouth Every 3 Hours Po) on Dec 07, 2008. Soon after starting Zicam Nasal Spray Mattrix Initiatives treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Condition Aggravated
  • Impaired Work Ability
  • Nasopharyngitis
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Nasal Spray Mattrix Initiatives side effects, such as Nasopharyngitis.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Hyposmia, Lacrimation Increased, Nasal Discomfort, Nasopharyngitis, Rhinalgia, Sensory Disturbance

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel on Nov 06, 2007. After Zicam was administered, patient encountered several Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, hyposmia, lacrimation increased, nasal discomfort, nasopharyngitis, rhinalgia, sensory disturbance Additional patient health information: Female , 52 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel dosage: 1 Pump In Each Nostril Every 4 Hours Endosinusial. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Arrhythmia, Nasopharyngitis

This report suggests a potential Zicam 0.05% Oxymetazoline Zicam Intense Sinus Relief Nasopharyngitis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nasal congestion,nasopharyngitis and used Zicam 0.05% Oxymetazoline Zicam Intense Sinus Relief (dosage: One Spray Ea Nostril Q12hrs Nasal) starting Jul 01, 2006. Soon after starting Zicam 0.05% Oxymetazoline Zicam Intense Sinus Relief the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Arrhythmia
  • Nasopharyngitis
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Zicam 0.05% Oxymetazoline Zicam Intense Sinus Relief (One Spray Ea Nostril Q12hrs Nasal)
Although Zicam 0.05% Oxymetazoline Zicam Intense Sinus Relief demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Nasopharyngitis, may still occur.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Lacrimation Increased, Nasal Discomfort, Nasopharyngitis

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jan 09, 2006 by a Female taking Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel (dosage: 1 Inhalation Each Nostril X 1) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 43 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, burning sensation, lacrimation increased, nasal discomfort, nasopharyngitis. Additional medications/treatments:

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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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