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Zicam® Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs

Zicam is completely different® from most other cold remedies because it actually shortens colds versus just temporarily relieving symptoms. This zinc-free homeopathic formula is delivered in our proprietary swab form. These unique swabs allow for gentle application of our patented gel formula in nasal passages. Our unique plant-based formula also provides multi-symptom cold relief.

  • SHORTENS COLDS. The only cold shortening nasal swab that shortens the length of a cold when taken at the first sign of a cold
  • Reduces symptom severity by the midpoint of the cold
  • Delivered in a special proprietary swab form, this zinc-free homeopathic formula is plant-based and also contains cooling menthol & soothing eucalyptus
  • Non-drowsy, non-habit forming
  • #1 Pharmacist Recommended brand2
  • #1 Cold Shortening Brand3



Drug Facts

Drug Facts

Active ingredients

Galphimia glauca 4x, Luffa operculata 4x, Sabadilla 4x

Purpose: Reduces duration of common cold and helps relieve nasal congestion.

Uses

Reduces duration of common cold and helps relieve nasal congestion.

Zicam® Cold Remedy was not formulated to be effective for flu or allergies.

Warnings
  • For nasal use only

Do not use if you have a sensitivity or allergy to any of the ingredients. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • ear, nose, or throat sensitivity
  • susceptibility to nosebleeds

 

When using this product

  • avoid contact with eyes. Rinse right away with water if it gets in eyes and seek medical help right away.
  • the use of individual swabs by more than one person may spread infection
  • temporary discomfort such as burning, stinging, sneezing, or an increase in nasal discharge may occur

 

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • symptoms get worse or last more than 7 days or are accompanied by fever
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur

 

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • for best results, use at the first sign of a cold and continue to use until symptoms completely subside
  • adults and children 12 years of age and older:
    • open tube (also see illustrations on side of carton)
    • hold tube between thumb and forefinger at the blue band
    • with the other hand, hold at handle base, snap open tube and pull out swab
    • apply medication just inside first nostril. Using swirling motion, rotate swab 3 times within nostril. While swirling, gently press outside of first nostril to ensure transfer of medication. Re-dip swab in tube and mix to re-saturate with medication. Swirl 3 more times in the same nostril while gently pressing outside of nostril. Re-dip swab in tube and mix. Repeat identical sequence in second nostril. Do not insert swab more than 1/4" past nasal opening
    • discard swab after use
    • wait at least 30 seconds before blowing nose
    • use 1 tube every 3 hours, not to exceed 5 tubes in one 24 hour period
  • children under 12 years of age: do not use
Other information
  • store at room temperature 15-29°C (59-84°F)
Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, dibasic sodium phosphate, eucalyptol, eugenol, glycine, hypromellose, menthol, monobasic sodium phosphate, phenethyl alcohol, polysorbate 80, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium chloride, succinic acid

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References

1 Singh M, Das RR. Zinc for the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD001364. DO1: 10.1002/14651858.CD001364.pub3.

2 for zinc cold remedies and homeopathic cold products

3 based on sales data of homeopathic cold shortening brands

* based on unit and dollar sales data, IRI Total US Multi-Outlet, latest 52 weeks-ending 5/3/20

Testimonials represented here are from actual customers who’ve taken Zicam and provided their feedback. Zicam is made with two forms of zinc to shorten colds when taken at the first sign.