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« on: June 16, 2009, 07:12:01 PM »




[span style=\'font-size:14pt;line-height:100%\']FDA: over-the-counter cold spray Zicam has caused loss of smell in more than 100 patients[/b]




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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2009, 08:01:26 PM »

<_< It only took 130 reports received by the FDA (written by patients and physicians) for them to do something about Zicam.  That angers me, especially if you go read 8 pages worth of MAUDE reports regarding VNS, an FDA approved product.

And what is this nonsense no one has ever won a lawsuit against the manufacturer-they settled out of court, so they were sued and paid out before it went to court.  GEESH.

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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2009, 11:13:15 PM »

I wonder if federal health regulators would issue a public advisory on the VNS if they read all of the life threatening adverse events reported on that product.  
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« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2009, 07:14:56 AM »

Makes you wonder, doesn't it? I use Zicam, it works well for me considering all the potent medications I must take.  I found it very ironic that consumers were asked to stop using it after so few reports when there are 1000's of complaints about VNS  including deaths yet NOTHING is said or done to inform potential VNS patients.  Makes you wonder is $$$ are exchanging hands....just sayin'...
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