sialagogue


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sialagogue

[sī′al·ə‚gäg]
(pharmacology)
A drug producing a flow of saliva.
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He also randomly assigned 31 patients to receive 5 mg of the sialagogue pilocarpine three times daffy starting 3 hours after the I-131 therapy.
Seneca snakeroot is used as an expectorant, diaphoretic, sialagogue and emetic in the treatment of colds, asthma and bronchitis.
4] - uptake and excretion in response to sialagogue stimulation in 33 thyroid cancer patients who received radioactive iodine (range: 1.
DISCUSSION: The selected goals for premedication according to Tinker and Morgan (9) are relief of apprehension, sedation, analgesia, amnesia, to prevent undesirable side effects and autonomic reflex responses, to decrease MAC of volatile anaesthetics, to facilitate anaesthetic induction, anti sialagogue effect, to prevent nausea and vomiting and to reduce gastric fluid volume and acidity.