sialagogue

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sialagogue

[sī′al·ə‚gäg]
(pharmacology)
A drug producing a flow of saliva.
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7 An individualized preventive care plan should developed considering regular dental hygiene appointments, the use of fluoride products, dietary advice, sialagogues and antifungals.
Silberstein pointed out that the study was limited by the absence of a control group of patients who were denied both sialagogues and corticosteroids.
Depending on the patient's condition, other measures can be taken, including reassurance, massage, hydration, warm compresses, and the prescription of anti-inflammatory medications, prophylactic antibiotics, and sialagogues.