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COZYMIN 2% W/V/0.1% W/V NASAL SPRAY

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Composition for COZYMIN

Sorbitol(2% w/v),Xylometazoline(0.1% w/v)

food interaction for COZYMIN

alcohol interaction for COZYMIN

pregnancy interaction for COZYMIN

lactation interaction for COZYMIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Cozymin 2% w/v/0.1% w/v nasal spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for COZYMIN

Sorbitol(2% w/v)

Uses

Sorbitol is used in constipation.

How it works

Sorbitol works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, that makes the stools soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Osmotic diarrhea, Abdominal cramp, Increased glucose level in blood, Allergic reaction, Increased sodium level in blood, Vomiting
Xylometazoline(0.1% w/v)

Uses

Xylometazoline is used in the treatment of rhinitis (common cold).

How it works

Xylometazoline is a topical decongestant that relieves nasal and sinus congestion by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in the nose.

Common side effects

Anxiety, Dizziness, Tremor

SUBSTITUTES for COZYMIN

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for COZYMIN

  • Together with Sorbitol, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Take Sorbitol after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Sorbitol should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Sorbitol contains sugars.
  • Avoid taking a Sorbitol for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 

Frequently asked questions for COZYMIN

Sorbitol

Q.Is sorbitol safe/ safe for diabetics/bad/ affect or raise blood sugar?
Sorbitol is safe in most patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration. However, higher dosages may cause stomach cramps and diarrhea in some patients. It is generally safe to be used in diabetes but hyperglycemia (raised blood sugar) from metabolism of absorbed sorbitol may occur in some diabetic patients

Q.Does sorbitol/weight gain/headaches/bloating?
Sorbitol may cause bloating, it can cause severe side effects such as sudden weight gain in some patients

Q.Does sorbitol reduce dental caries/ cause tooth decay?
Consuming sorbitol-sweetened (sugar-free) products instead of regular ones can play an important role in reducing a person's tooth decay rate and will prevent dental carries.

Xylometazoline

Q.What is xylometazoline hydrochloride/ what is xylometazoline hydrochloride used for/ is xylometazoline a steroid/ an antihistamine?
Xylometazoline is a topical decongestant and is used to for relief of the blocked; congested nose and sinuses caused by colds and allergies such as hay fever. It is neither a steroid nor an antihistamine

Q.How does xylometazoline/xylometazoline hydrochloride work?
Xylometazoline relieves nasal and sinus congestion by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in the nose

Q.Is xylometazoline hydrochloride addictive/ is xylometazoline addiction?
Prolonged use of xylometazoline may lead to its addiction in some.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)