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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

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cozymin 2% w/v/0.1% w/v nasal spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Sorbitol(2% w/v)


Sorbitol is used to treat occasional constipation.

How it works

Sorbitol solution is a hyperosmotic laxative. It works by retaining fluid in the colon, which helps to increase muscle movement in the intestines.

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)


Xylometazoline is used for relief of the blocked; congested nose and sinuses caused by colds and allergies such as hay fever.

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


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Expert advice for COZYMIN

  • Do not use sorbitol, if you are allergic to sorbitol or any other ingredient.
  • Do not use sorbitol, if you have anuria (no passage of urine); fructose intolerance; acid-base imbalance or diabetes; severe heart or kidney problems.
  • Avoid using sorbitol, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Take precaution before using sorbitol if you have abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or rectal bleeding.
  • Do not take additional laxatives or stool softeners while taking sorbitol solution unless directed by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for COZYMIN


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.


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.


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