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Xylimelts

Generic Name: saliva substitutes (sa LYE va SUB sti tutes)
Brand Name: Aquoral, Biotene Mouthwash, Caphosol, Glandosane Unflavored, Moi-Stir, NeutraSal, Numoisyn, Optimoist, SalivaMAX, Salivart, Xero-Lube, XyliMelts
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Drug Information:
XyliMelts are manmade forms of the mucus secretions normally produced in the human mouth. This medicine help to create artificial saliva when the body does not produce enough on its own. XyliMelts are used to help relieve dryness and pain or discomfort in the mouth or throat that may be caused by certain disease conditions, medications, surgery, or chemotherapy and radiation treatments. XyliMelts may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. There are many brands and forms of saliva substitutes available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Learn more

Xylimelts Side Effects

XyliMelts Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about saliva substitutes topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name XyliMelts.

For the Consumer

Applies to saliva substitutes topical: mouth/throat aerosol solution

Other dosage forms:

  • mouth/throat gel, mouth/throat gum, mouth/throat liquid, mouth/throat lozenge, mouth/throat packet, mouth/throat solution

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Trouble swallowing.
  • Change in speech.
  • Change in taste.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to saliva substitutes topical: oral gel, oral lozenge, oral paste, oral powder for reconstitution, oral solution, oral spray, oral swab, oral tablet

Gastrointestinal

Numoisyn Lozenge: Excessive consumption can cause minor digestive problems.

Numoisyn Liquid: Patients may experience difficulty in swallowing.

Other

If small amounts of Caphosol or NeutraSal are swallowed accidentally, no adverse effects are anticipated.

Numoisyn Liquid: Patients may experience altered speech and changes in taste.

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Xylimelts