What is Biotene Mouthwash?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Biotene Mouthwash contains salivary enzymes which boost the defense system normally found in your mouth to help protect teeth and oral tissues and promote healing.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Dry mouth 14 8
Sjogren's syndrome 3 0
General health 1 0
Gingivitis 1 0
Metallic taste in mouth 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Biotene Mouthwash

Side effect Patients
Choking 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Biotene Mouthwash

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 2
1 other daily 1
1 tbs. daily 1
1 tbs. twice daily 1
5 tbs. daily 1
3 other three times daily 1
10 mL daily 1
10ml as needed 1
1tbs. as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Biotene Mouthwash

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently taking Biotene Mouthwash

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 4

Stopped taking Biotene Mouthwash

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 3
Not specified 4
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2 patient evaluations for Biotene Mouthwash

Jan 2, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dry mouth)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 16, 2013 (Started Jun 24, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dry mouth)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 tbs. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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