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Zicam® Cold Remedy Citrus Elderberry RapidMelts®

Zicam is completely different® from most other cold remedies because it actually shortens colds versus just temporarily relieving symptoms. These quick-dissolve tablets, made with zinc, are clinically proven to shorten a cold when taken at the first sign.1 Also contains elderberry to help relieve cold symptoms.4

  • CLINICALLY PROVEN. These homeopathic quick-dissolve tablets are clinically proven to shorten a cold when taken at the first sign
  • Great tasting, Citrus Elderberry flavor RapidMelts® also help relieve cold symptoms4
  • Quick-dissolve tablets melt in your mouth.
    Great for on-the-go
  • Non-drowsy, non-habit forming
  • #1 Pharmacist Recommended brand2
  • #1 Cold Shortening Brand3

#1 Oral Cold Remedy Brand
Drug Facts

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each tablet)

Zincum aceticum 2x

Zincum gluconicum 1x

Purpose: Reduces duration and severity of the common cold

Sambucus nigra 5x

Purpose: Helps relieve cold symptoms4

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

Ask a doctor before use if you have a sensitivity to zinc or are allergic to zinc

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:
    • take 1 tablet at the onset of symptoms
    • dissolve entire tablet in mouth. Do not chew. Do not swallow whole.
    • repeat every 2 - 3 hours, not to exceed 7 tablets in 24 hours. Take 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

ascorbic acid, crospovidone, D&C Red No. 27 aluminum lake, FD&C Blue No. 1 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, mannitol, mono-ammonium glycyrrhizinate, natural and artificial flavor, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sucralose

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References

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

4 claims based on traditional homeopathic practice, not accepted medical evidence. Not FDA evaluated.

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