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Zicam is completely different® from most other cold remedies because it actually shortens colds versus just temporarily relieving symptoms. This easy to use spray, made with a proprietary zinc formulation, is clinically proven to shorten a cold when taken at the first sign.

  • CLINICALLY PROVEN. Shortens the length of a cold when taken at the first sign of a cold
  • Just spray inside your mouth at the first sign of a cold
  • Contains two unique formulations of zinc, an essential mineral which has been shown to shorten the length of colds.1
  • #1 Pharmacist Recommended brand for zinc cold remedies and homeopathic cold products
  • #1 Cold Shortening Brand based on sales data of homeopathic cold shortening brands
  • Non-drowsy, non-habit forming

#1 PHARMACIST RECOMMENDED BRAND**

Drug Facts

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

Zincum aceticum 2x

Zincum gluconicum 1x

Purpose: Reduces duration and severity of the common cold

Uses
  • reduces duration of the common cold
  • helps reduce severity of cold symptoms:
    • sore throat
    • stuffy nose
    • sneezing
    • coughing
    • nasal congestion

Zicam® Cold Remedy was formulated to shorten the duration of the common cold and was not formulated to be effective for flu or allergies.

Warnings

For oral use only

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • a sensitivity to zinc or are allergic to zinc

When using this product avoid contact with eyes. Rinse right away with water if it gets in eyes and seek medical help right away.

Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms persist or are accompanied by a fever or new symptoms occur

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

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, 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:
    • Spray 5 times in mouth at the onset of symptoms. Spray on inside of cheeks, roof of mouth and gums. Retain for 15 seconds. Swallow.
    • repeat every 3 hours until symptoms are gone
    • to avoid minor stomach upset, do not take on an empty stomach
    • do not eat or drink for 15 minutes after use. Do not eat or drink citrus fruits or juices for 30 minutes before or after use. Otherwise, drink plenty of fluids.
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor before use
Other Information
  • store between 15-29°C (59-84°F)
Inactive Ingredients

acesulfame potassium, artificial flavor, benzalkonium chloride, glycerin, malic acid, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, purified water, sucralose

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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.