Zicam Sinus Disorder Side Effect Reports


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

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


Sinus Disorder, Condition Aggravated, Anosmia

This Sinus Disorder 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: sinus disorder. The patient was prescribed Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief (dosage: Inserted Nasally Twice Weekly), which was started on 201206. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Sinus Disorder
  • Condition Aggravated
  • Anosmia
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Extreme Congestion Relief.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

This Sinus Disorder Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Mar 12, 2010. A male , 50 years of age, weighting 187.0 lb, was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
. Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel dosage: One Dose. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Bone Density Decreased, Oral Disorder, Sinus Disorder

This is a Zicam Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam, Llc. side effect report of a 60-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis, who was treated with Zicam Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam, Llc. (dosage:1 Drop Per Nasal As Needed Nasal, start time: Nov 01, 2008), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Sinus Disorder side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Bone Density Decreased
  • Oral Disorder
  • Sinus Disorder
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam, Llc. treatment in patients suffering from nasopharyngitis, resulting in Sinus Disorder.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

A 50-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel treatment (dosage: One Dose, One Dose) on Mar 03, 2010. Soon after starting Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Burning Sensation
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel side effects, such as Sinus Disorder.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Sinus Disorder

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zicam Swab Applicator Zicam on Feb 09, 2010. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, sinus disorder Additional patient health information: Female , 53 years of age, weighting 156.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam Swab Applicator Zicam dosage: 1 Swab 2 Or 3 Times A Day Nasal. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Pain, Sinus Disorder

This report suggests a potential Zicam I Am Not In Poccesion My Lawyer Has It My Lawyer Has It Sinus Disorder side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 47-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nasopharyngitis and used Zicam I Am Not In Poccesion My Lawyer Has It My Lawyer Has It (dosage: At First Signs Of Cold) starting NS. Soon after starting Zicam I Am Not In Poccesion My Lawyer Has It My Lawyer Has It the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Pain
  • Sinus Disorder
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Zicam I Am Not In Poccesion My Lawyer Has It My Lawyer Has It demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Sinus Disorder, may still occur.
Dysgeusia, Postnasal Drip, Sinus Disorder

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Jan 04, 2010 by a Female taking Zicam Rapid Melts Matrixx Initiatives, Inc (dosage: 1 Tab Dissolved In Mouth Q3h Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 59 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: dysgeusia, postnasal drip, sinus disorder. Additional medications/treatments:
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

This Sinus Disorder 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 May 14, 2009 a consumer started treatment with Zicam Nasal Gel Mattrix Initiatives Inc. (dosage: 1 Spray Per Nostril 6 Hrs Apart? Nasal). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Zicam Nasal Gel Mattrix Initiatives Inc., the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Burning Sensation
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Sinus Disorder, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder, Sinus Headache

This is a Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel - 15l - Ndc 62750-003- side effect report of a patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: sinus congestion,cough and was treated with Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel - 15l - Ndc 62750-003- (dosage: One Two Nostrals) starting Apr 16, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Zicam Oral Caugh Suppresant Spray, Ndc-62750016-10. (Four 2 Hours Throat)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Burning Sensation
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
  • Sinus Headache
This opens a possibility that Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel - 15l - Ndc 62750-003- could cause Sinus Disorder and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Hyposmia, Parosmia, Sinus Disorder

This Sinus Disorder side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jul 31, 2009. A patient from UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Matrixx. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zicam side effects: hyposmia, parosmia, sinus disorder. Zicam Matrixx dosage: 1 Pump 2 To 4 Hours Nasal. These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Matrixx.
Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Paraesthesia, Parosmia, Sinus Disorder

This Sinus Disorder side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis. The patient was prescribed Zicam (dosage: Nasal Three Or Four Times), which was started on Dec 27, 2005. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zicam the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anosmia
  • Burning Sensation
  • Paraesthesia
  • Parosmia
  • Sinus Disorder
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam.
Anosmia, Sinus Disorder

This Sinus Disorder Zicam side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 18, 2009. A Female , weighting 250.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Anosmia
  • Sinus Disorder
. Zicam dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Aesthesioneuroblastoma, Anosmia, Injury, Malignant Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Central Nervous System, Nervous System Disorder, Sinus Disorder

This is a Zicam Nasl Spray Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam Llc Subsidiary Matrixx side effect report of a 49-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis, who was treated with Zicam Nasl Spray Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam Llc Subsidiary Matrixx (dosage:Two Sprays Per Nostril Twice A Day Endosinusial, start time: Jan 01, 2004), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Sinus Disorder side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Aesthesioneuroblastoma
  • Anosmia
  • Injury
  • Malignant Neoplasm Progression
  • Metastases To Central Nervous System
  • Nervous System Disorder
  • Sinus Disorder
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zicam Nasl Spray Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam Llc Subsidiary Matrixx treatment in patients suffering from nasopharyngitis, resulting in Sinus Disorder.
Anosmia, Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

A 59-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: nasopharyngitis started Zicam Nasal Gel Matrixx treatment (dosage: 1 Spray Each Nostril 4-6 Hours Nasal) on Jan 01, 2007. Soon after starting Zicam Nasal Gel Matrixx treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zicam Nasal Gel Matrixx side effects, such as Sinus Disorder.
Burning Sensation, Dysgeusia, Hyposmia, Parosmia, Sinus Disorder

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Zicam Nasal Gel on Jun 18, 2009. After Zicam was administered, patient encountered several Zicam side effects: burning sensation, dysgeusia, hyposmia, parosmia, sinus disorder Additional patient health information: male , 57 years of age, weighting 198.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zicam Nasal Gel dosage: As Prescribed On Container Endosinusial. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Anosmia, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

This report suggests a potential Zicam Sinus Disorder side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 33-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nasopharyngitis and used Zicam (dosage: Once Daily Nasal) starting Sep 15, 2004. Soon after starting Zicam the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anosmia
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Zicam demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Sinus Disorder, may still occur.
Hyposmia, Nasal Discomfort, Nasal Dryness, Sinus Disorder

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Jun 17, 2009 by a Female taking Zicam Nasal Gel (dosage: 1 Spray Daily Nasal, 1 Day, One Dose) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 194.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: hyposmia, nasal discomfort, nasal dryness, sinus disorder. Additional medications/treatments:
Burning Sensation, Hypoaesthesia Oral, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

This Sinus Disorder problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 36-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nasopharyngitis,sneezing.On Nov 20, 2007 a consumer started treatment with Zicam Cold Remedy, Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam Llc, Matrix (dosage: 1 Spray Once Nasal). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Zicam Cold Remedy, Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam Llc, Matrix (1 Spray Once Nasal)
When commencing Zicam Cold Remedy, Nasal Gel Zincum Gluconicum 2x Zicam Llc, Matrix, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Burning Sensation
  • Hypoaesthesia Oral
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Sinus Disorder, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Burning Sensation, Nasal Discomfort, Sinus Disorder

This is a Zicam Matrixx Corp. side effect report of a 51-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nasopharyngitis and was treated with Zicam Matrixx Corp. (dosage: Inhal) starting Feb 28, 2007. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Burning Sensation
  • Nasal Discomfort
  • Sinus Disorder
This opens a possibility that Zicam Matrixx Corp. could cause Sinus Disorder and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Ageusia, Anosmia, Nasal Congestion, Nasal Discomfort, Nasal Dryness, Sinus Disorder, Swelling

This Sinus Disorder side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 06, 2007. A patient from UNITED STATES , 52 years of age, weighting 295.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zicam Nasal Spray. Patient felt the following Zicam side effects: ageusia, anosmia, nasal congestion, nasal discomfort, nasal dryness, sinus disorder, swelling. Zicam Nasal Spray dosage: 1 Spray Each Nostril X1 Dose Nasally.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Singulair
  • Albuterol
These side effects may potentially be related to Zicam Nasal Spray.

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Zicam Sinus Disorder 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 Sinus Disorder 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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