Does zicam work for the flu?

Answer On One Hand: Zicam not intended for influenza protectionZicam's website states that "Zicam products are not intended to protect against any influenza virus, including H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus." Zicam... Read More »

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Does zicam work for allergies?

On One Hand: Ingredients Help in Some WaysStudies have shown that Zicam -- an over the counter cold remedy -- can reduce the duration and severity of symptoms of the common cold. The homeopathic in... Read More »

Does Zicam work for cold sores?

On One Hand: Homeopathic RemedyZicam is a homeopathic remedy that uses two natural zinc compounds to ease the symptoms of sickness. The first active ingredient is zincum aceticum. In homeopathic me... Read More »

Does zicam really work to help stop a cold or help you get over it faster?

yessss. its the only cold medicine i'll use. the dissolvable kind works the best for me, it doesn't taste amazing but it works great. i had a horrible cold awhile ago for about a week and it just g... Read More »

What is the active ingredient in Zicam?

The active ingredients in Zicam cold medicine are Zincum Aceticum and Zincum Gluconicum, which are both forms of zinc. Zinc supposedly reduces the duration of the common cold. While some medical st... Read More »