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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
Glandosane®
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Green

May be prescribed under ACBS for patients suffering from dry mouth as a result of having (or having undergone) radiotherapy, or sicca syndrome, spray onto oral and pharyngeal mucosa as required.

 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Saliva substitutes- Choosing and prescribing the right product.
   
AS saliva Orthana®
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Green

Available as oral spray or lozenges. 

 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Saliva substitutes- Choosing and prescribing the right product.
   
Biotene Oralbalance®
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Green

Saliva replacement gel. 

 
Link  UKMI Q&A: Saliva substitutes- Choosing and prescribing the right product.
   
12.03.05  Expand sub section  Systemic treatment
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BioXtra®

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ACBS: patients suffering from dry mouth as a result of having (or having undergone) radiotherapy, or sicca syndrome, apply to oral mucosa as required.

 
Luborant®

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Salinum®

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Saliveze®

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Spray (mint flavour), has more transient effect than BioXtra gel.

 
Salivix®

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Pastilles: Only effective if there is a functioning salivary gland.

Acidic and so should only be used for patients who do not have their own dentition.

 
SST

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Saliva Stimulating Tablets.

 
Xerotin(r)  (Xerotin®)

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Status Description

Red

Red: Medicines which should only be prescribed in secondary care by a specialist.  

Amber Continuation

Amber Continuation: Medicines which should be initiated or recommended by a specialist for continuation in primary care. The specialist must notify the GP that the prescribing responsibility has been transferred.   

Amber Shared Care Protocol

Amber Shared Care Protocol: Medicines which are appropriate to be initiated and stabilised by a specialist, once stabilised the medicine may be appropriate for responsibility to be transferred from secondary to primary care with the agreement of a GP and a formal ‘shared care’ agreement. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Area Prescribing Committee Oxfordshire (APCO).   

Green

Green: Medicines which are suitable for initiation and ongoing prescribing within primary care.   

Brown

Brown: Medicines which should only be prescribed in restricted circumstances.  

Black

Black: Medicines which are not recommended for use because of lack of evidence of clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness or safety.  

OCCG Green

not used  

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