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Nozin is a decongestant, used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to colds, allergies, and hay fever. Ophthalmic- Relieving redness in eyes. It works by constricting the blood vessels in the nose.

Drug information on Nozin (Xylometazoline) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.


Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Xylometazoline
10 ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Nozin may be prescribed

Side effects of Nozin

  Eye and ENT: Burning, sneezing, discomfort of nasal cavity, throat pain, tightness of throat, damage to the inner lining of the nose and difficulty in smelling.

  Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting.

  Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, headache and tiredness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Nasal congestion- As 0.1% solution: Instill into each nostril- 2-3 times/day. Max duration: 5 days.

How to use Nozin?

It comes as nasal drops to instill into the nose as directed by your physician.

When is Nozin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with angle closure glaucoma, surgeries in which the dura mater is exposed.

Warnings and Precautions for Nozin

Caution needed for young children, during pregnancy and lactation, patients with history of high blood pressure, cardiovascular abnormalities, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, and difficulty in urination secondary to prostate enlargement.

• To prevent the spread of infection; do not share this medication with others.

• Do not use this nasal preparation for longer than 3 to 5 days. Rebound congestion may occur after prolonged regular use.

Other Precautions for Nozin

Avoid prolonged usage.

Storage Conditions for Nozin

Nasal: Store below 30°C. Store it in an airtight container.

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