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, shortens colds when taken at the first sign.
#1 ZINC ORAL COLD REMEDY BRAND*
#1 PHARMACIST RECOMMENDED BRAND**
Zincum aceticum 2x
Zincum gluconicum 1x
Purpose: Reduces duration and severity of the common cold
Zicam® Cold Remedy was formulated to shorten the duration of the common cold and was not formulated to be effective for flu or allergies.
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
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.
acesulfame potassium, artificial flavor, benzalkonium chloride, glycerin, malic acid, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, purified water, sucralose
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