sialagogue

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sialagogue

[sī′al·ə‚gäg]
(pharmacology)
A drug producing a flow of saliva.
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Studies using systemic sialogogues (e.g., pilocarpine) concomitant with RT have failed to show significant maintenance of saliva production.
Other treatment modalities include use of sialogogues to increase salivary flow, encouragement of fluid intake, massage, and duct probing and dilation.
The management of patients with salivary gland dysfunction requires enough stimulation of the residual gland function with sialogogues or, in severe cases, use of artificial saliva (3).