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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Salagen oral.

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22 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Dry Mouth
10/5/2010 10:52:23 AM

Reviewer: midwestcore, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have found that this drug does help dry mouth, but seems to wear off to quickly after to much saliva at once. also it causes me to do crazy things when i try to go to sleep. like i will catch myself holding my breath and i also have involuntary muscle movements of my legs and arms.

Condition: Dry Mouth
4/8/2009 8:54:18 PM

Reviewer: usmc53grunt, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Dry Mouth
11/18/2008 9:05:36 PM

Reviewer: st.leonardpatient, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for 1 1/2 yrs and I will often get either an abundance of saliva or it will work very little. It is not a constant, regular effect at each daily dosage.

Condition: Dry Mouth
2/3/2008 4:45:45 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed by dentist to counteract dry mouth caused by Zoloft (sertraline) taken before sleeping, Pilocarpine did reduce the dry mouth effect, but it had a side effect of "stealth" diarrhea: liquid with flatulence.

Condition: Dry Mouth
1/9/2008 12:37:37 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed Salagen oral pills to counteract dry mouth and a persistent cough I may have developed as a side-effect of anti-depressive medications. It did moisten my mouth and throat, but I found that it also caused me to sweat profusely. I also found the amount of saliva that built up in my mouth was slightly uncomfortable, and I had to swallow a lot more than usual. As I was taking this ... Show Full Comment

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