sialagogue


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sialagogue

[sī′al·ə‚gäg]
(pharmacology)
A drug producing a flow of saliva.
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Comparison of Clinical Characteristics between Group I and II Group I Group II P value Degree of Sedation 0 15 (30.0) 16 (32.0) 1 11 (22.0) 14 (28.0) 0.685 2 24 (48.0) 20 (40.0) 3 0 0 Anxiolysis Score 0 -- 4 (8.0) 1 -- 10 (20.0) <0.0001 2 -- 26 (52.0) 3 16 (32.0) 10 (20.0) 4 34 (68.0) 0 Anti Sialagogue Score 0 4 (8.0) 0 0.123 1 24 (48.0) 27 (54.0) 2 22 (44.0) 23 (46.0) Number (%); Table 3.
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.
Malpani et al studied the effects of [[blank].sup.99m]Tc[O.sub.4] - uptake and excretion in response to sialagogue stimulation in 33 thyroid cancer patients who received radioactive iodine (range: 1.369 to 38.702 GBq [37 to 1,046 mCi]; mean: 10.16 [pm] 7.659 GBq [274.594 [pm] 207 mCi]) and in 14 athyrotic patients.
grip, pneumonia, and resins (8); (Asteaceae) cold and urinary diterpenes (9) deseases; aphrodisiac (8) Huperzia saururus Cola de Purgative, Alkaloids (Lam.) Trevis quirquincho emmenagogue, (12-15) (Lycopodiaceae) Pillijan abortifacient, stimulant and aphrodisiac; treatment of impotence in old men (8, 10, 11) Maytenus Cangorosa Sialagogue, Alkaloids and ilicofolia Mart.