Zicam (zinc nasal gel) causes loss of smell

Please see the FDA's new warning concerning Nasal Zicam products

Some patients are now claiming that the cold remedy, Zicam (zinc nasal gel) causes loss of smell...possibly permanently.

We described this potential problem last year in our Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. The Database rates intranasal zinc "Possibly Unsafe" due to this possible side effect.

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