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Zicam

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc.

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ZICAM Cold Remedy Nasal Gel Swabs

FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Zincum Gluconicum 2x

Purpose

Reduces duration and severity of the common cold

Uses

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

Warnings

For nasal use only

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • ear, nose or throat sensitivity
  • susceptibility to nosebleeds

When using this product

  • Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact with eyes, flush with water and immediately seek professional help.
  • Temporary discomfort such as burning, stinging, sneezing, or increased nasal discharge may result. To help avoid possible irritation, do not sniff up gel.
  • The use of individual swabs by more than one person may spread infection.

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

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

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

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, 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 for an additional 48 hours after symptoms subside.
  • Adults and children 3 years of age and older (with adult supervision):
    • Open tube (also see illustrations on side of carton & insert):
      • Hold tube between thumb and forefinger at the red band.
      • With the other hand hold at base of handle and snap open tube.
      • Pull out swab.
    • Apply medication just inside first nostril. Remove swab and press lightly on the outside of first nostril for about 5 seconds. Re-dip swab in tube. Apply medication to second nostril. Remove swab and press lightly on the outside of second nostril for about 5 seconds. Do not insert swab more than 1/4" past nasal opening.
    • Discard swab after use.
    • Wait at least 30 seconds before blowing nose.
    • Use one tube every 4 hours.
  • Children under 3 years of age: Consult a doctor before use.

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, glycerin, hydroxyethylcellulose, purified water, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide

Store at room temperature 15°C-29°C (59°F-84°F)

Questions? Comments?
Side Effects?

call 877-942-2626 toll free or
visit us on the web at
www.zicam.com

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 34 Pack Carton

NDC 62750-003-23

ZICAM®

Cold
Remedy

34
PACK

Get over your cold faster ®

Snaps
Open
Easily

Reduces the duration
and severity of
cold symptoms

Gel Swabs™

34 Medicated Swabs

Homeopathic

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 34 Pack Carton

Zicam

zinc gluconate SWAB

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:62750-003
Route of Administration NASAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
ZINC GLUCONATE zinc 2 [hp_X]

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 1 in 1 TUBE, WITH APPLICATOR
2 NDC:62750-003-23 34 in 1 CARTON

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
2008-09-23


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