Anhydrous crystalline maltose is used for dry mouth caused by prescription medications or a condition called Sjogren syndrome, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- An autoimmune disorder in which the glands that produce tears and saliva are damaged (Sjogren syndrome). Early research suggests that dissolving lozenges of anhydrous crystalline maltose in the mouth three times daily for up to 24 weeks improves saliva output in people with Sjogren syndrome.
- Dry mouth due to prescription medicines.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
We currently have no information for ANHYDROUS CRYSTALLINE MALTOSE overview.
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