The US Drug Watchdog Expands Its National Investigation Of Zicam Gel & Zicam Swabs For Individuals Who Lost Their Sense Of Smell Or Taste

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The US Drug Watchdog wants to hear from any individual who has lost their sense of taste or smell after using Zicam Nasal Gel, or Zicam Nasal Swabs. The US FDA has reported that some individuals have lost their sense of smell, and or taste after just one application. According to the US Drug Watchdog, "we can confirm this has happened after talking to Zicam Nasal Gel, or Zicam Nasal Swab victims, and we want to warn all US citizens about these products ." Individuals who have lost their sense of smell, or taste after using these Zicam products should call the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

if you have lost you sense of smell, or taste after using the Zicam product, keep the product stored, it may become evidence, that an attorney may need. If you have the receipt for the purchase, of the Zicam Nasal Gel, or Nasal Swab, keep that too.

The US Drug Watchdog is expanding its state by state & national investigation of Zican Nasal Gel & Zicam Nasal Swabs because according to the US Food & Drug Administration one application could be enough for a consumer to lose their sense of smell, or taste, potentially for life. The US Drug Watchdog is disagreeing with the US Food & Drug Administration about their suggestion to throw the Zicam products away. The group is saying, "if you have lost you sense of smell, or taste after using the Zicam product, keep the product stored, it may become evidence, that an attorney may need. If you have the receipt for the purchase, of the Zicam Nasal Gel, or Nasal Swab, keep that too." Consumers who have lost their sense of smell or taste after using Zicam Nasal Gel, or Zicam Nasal Swabs should call the US Drug Watchdog immediately at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

National Zicam Alert: As part of the US Drug Watchdog's national investigation of Zicam Nasal Gel, or Zicam Nasal Swabs, the group is encouraging all consumers nationwide to share this press release with their co-workers, friends & family members. Consumers who have concerns, or have suffered al lost of smell, or taste after using Zicam Nasal Gel, or Zicam Nasal Swabs should contact the US Drug Watchdog immediately at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

What products are affected by this warning?
FDA's action affects Zicam's three intranasal products that contain zinc. The three Zicam products claim to reduce the duration of the common cold and the severity of cold symptoms.
The products (listed with their size and product numbers) are

  • Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel (15mL, NDC 62750-003-10)
  • Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs (20 swabs, NDC 67250-003-20)
  • Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs, Kids Size (20 swabs, NDC 67250-003-21)

The Zicam intranasal zinc products are widely sold in pharmacies, other retail stores, and on the Internet. Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs, Kids Size, has already been discontinued, but FDA is concerned that consumers may have the product in their home. FDA has special concerns regarding use of intranasal zinc in children. Children may experience a loss of sense of smell but may be less likely to communicate the condition. According to the US Drug Watchdog, "parents talk to your children, if they used these Zicam products & call us immediately at 866-714-6466 if there is a problem."

The US Drug Watchdog is all about consumer protection, and corporate responsibility when it comes to pharmaceutical companies. Consumers are welcome to contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466, or contact the group anytime via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

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THOMAS MARTIN