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 Formulary Chapter 12: Ear, nose and oropharynx - Full Chapter
12.03.05  Expand sub section  Treatment of dry mouth
12.03.05  Expand sub section  Local Treatment
Artificial Saliva Spray  (Orthana)
(Artificial Saliva Spray)
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Aerosol spray  

 
   
Biotene  (Oralbalance)
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Dry mouth saliva replacement gel 50g

 
   
Oralieve moisturising gel
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Gel 50ml

 
   
Pilocarpine
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  • Tablets 5mg      

Notes:

  • When treating dry mouth it may be worthwhile to first consider non-pharmaceutical measures e.g. sugar free boiled sweets, pineapple chunks, ice cubes or frozen tonic water.
  • Glandosane® should be prescribed within ACBS guidelines to treat dry mouth as a result of receiving, or having undergone, radiotherapy, chemotherapy or sicca syndrome.
  • Pilocarpine tablets are indicated for the treatment of xerostomia following irradiation for head and neck cancer

 

 

 
   
12.03.05  Expand sub section  Systemic treatment
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BioXtra

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Glandosane

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Luborant

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Salinum

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Saliveze

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Salivix

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SST

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Xerotin(r)  (Xerotin®)

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Routine prescribing within licensed indication  

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Specialist recommendation followed by GP initiation and continuation  

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Specialist or GP initiation in line with local guideline after 1st line failure followed by GP continuation   

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Specialist initiation and stabilisation followed by GP continuation  

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Specialist initiation and stabilisation followed by GP continuation in line with an agreed shared care guideline  

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Hospital or specialist prescribing only  

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These medicines have been evaluated and rejected by MKPAG and are NOT approved for use within MK. They are not recommended for use because of lack of clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness or safety.  

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