June 16, 2009
FDA is alerting consumers that Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs, and Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs, Kids Size, a discontinued product that consumers may still have in their homes, have all been associated with long lasting or permanent loss of smell (referred to as anosmia).
Public Health Advisory: Loss of Sense of Smell with Intranasal Cold Remedies Containing Zinc[ARCHIVED]
Zicam Fact Sheet[ARCHIVED]
Warnings on Three Zicam Intranasal Zinc Products[ARCHIVED]
Loss of Sense of Smell with Intranasal Cold Remedies Containing Zinc podcast[ARCHIVED]