Salagen treats dry mouth for those with certain conditions or those receiving radiation of the head or neck. May cause you to sweat.

Salagen Overview


Salagen is a prescription medication used to treat the symptoms of dry mouth for those with certain conditions. Salagen belongs to a group of medications called cholinergic agonists. These work by increasing the amount of saliva in the mouth.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken 2 to 4 times a day, with or without food.

Common side effects of Salagen include sweating, nausea, dizziness, and visual disturbances. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Salagen affects you.

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  • Head And Neck Neoplasms
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