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sialagogue

 [si-al´ah-gog]
an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.

si·al·a·gogue

(sī-al'ă-gog), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation sialogogue.
1. Promoting the flow of saliva.
2. An agent having this action (for example, anticholinesterase agents).
Synonym(s): ptyalagogue
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue

/si·al·a·gogue/ (si-al´ah-gog) an agent which stimulates the flow of saliva.sialagog´ic

sialagogue

(sī-ăl′ə-gôg′, -gŏg′)
n.
A drug or other agent that increases the flow of saliva.

si′al·a·gog′ic (sī′ə-lə-gŏj′ĭk) adj.

si·al·a·gogue

(sī-al'ă-gog, -ŏ-gog)
1. Promoting the flow of saliva.
2. An agent having this action (e.g., anticholinesterase agents).
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue

Anything that increases the flow of saliva.

si·al·a·gogue

, sialogogue (sī-al'ă-gog, -ŏ-gog)
1. Promoting saliva flow.
2. Agent having this action (e.g., anticholinesterase agents).
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue (sīal´əgog),

n a sub-stance that increases the flow of saliva.

sialagogue, sialogogue

an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.
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Medical treatments include sialogogues, such as pilocarpine hydrochloride tablets, and cevimeline.
Sialogogues are any agent, over-the-counter or prescription, that aid in more long term relief by stimulating new saliva.
3) The patient must be well hydrated and the clinician must apply moist warm heat and gland massage, while sialogogues are used to promote saliva production and flush the stone out of the duct.