What is Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste is formulated to address the symptoms of dry mouth it contains sodium lauryl sulfate.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry mouth 9 12
Sjogren's syndrome 6 4
Excessive dry mouth 3 3
Bad breath (halitosis) 1 1
General health 1 1
Jaw pain 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Side effect Patients
Bad taste in mouth 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Dosage Patients
1 app daily 1
1 app twice daily 1
1 other twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Personal research 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Duration

Currently taking Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 6
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 8
Not specified 6
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Biotene Dry Mouth Toothpaste

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dry mouth)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jun 14, 2011 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dry mouth)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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