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Xerostomia

Author(s):  Kuntz Rachael, Allen Michelle, Osburn Jennifer

Issue:  May/Jun 2000 - Compounding for the Ear, Nose and Throat
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Abstract:  Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a common disease state characterized primarily by decreased salivary secretions. The authors discuss causes and treatment, which usually involves use of pilocarpine, a cholinergic agonist that increases bodily secretions. They also provide a formulation for Pilocarpine Solution.

Related Keywords: cholinergic agonist, dry mouth, dryness, mouth ulcers, mucositis, oral disease, pilocarpine, Salagen, saliva, saliva flow, saliva Orthana, salivary secretions, Sjogren's syndrome, xerostomia

Related Categories: DENTAL, EAR NOSE THROAT

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