What is Artificial saliva?

Category: Others

Most popular types: Caphosol

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Artificial saliva may be used to relieve dry mouth and/or throat. It may also be used an adjunct to standard oral care in relief of symptoms associated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy-induced mucositis.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Artificial saliva

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Artificial saliva

Dosage Patients
3 drop(s) three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Artificial saliva

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Artificial saliva

Duration

Currently using Artificial saliva

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped using Artificial saliva

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
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 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Artificial saliva.