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Background and Date of Approval
Sorbitol + Xylitol belongs to the medication class known as the family of sugar alcohol, which helps to alleviate mouth and throat dryness and reduce oral microbial presence.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
The combination of sorbitol and xylitol form as moisturizes and lubricates the oral mucosa, relieving dryness symptoms and triggering saliva production.
Uses of undefined
Sorbitol + Xylitol treats dryness of mouth or throat by stimulating saliva production.
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Take the Sorbitol + Xylitol as your physician advises. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.
Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined
Sorbitol + Xylitol should not be consumed if you are allergic to Sorbitol + Xylitol or any of its ingredients in the medication. This medicine is not advised to use in children under 18 years old. Notify your physician if you are taking other medicine to avoid interaction and side effects. Notify your doctor about the history of serious medical conditions, including heart, liver, or kidney disease.
Notify your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breastfeeding. It is unknown whether Sorbitol + Xylitol is safe for patients with liver, lung, and kidney problems. Inform your physician if you have any liver, lung, and kidney disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any symptoms. If you consume alcohol, inform your doctor priorly, as its interaction with the medicine is unknown.
No common side effects were seen.
Word Of Advice
Inform the doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Do not double-dose the medicine to make up for a forgotten dose. Ask for suggestions from your doctor before consuming Sorbitol + Xylitol if you are breastfeeding. Notify your doctor if you experience any side effects. Contact your doctor for more information.
Frequently Asked Question
- Ship et al; Safety and effectiveness of topical dry mouth products containing olive oil, betaine, and xylitol in reducing xerostomia for polypharmacy-induced dry mouth; Journal of Oral Rehabilitation; [Published on Oct 2007] [Accessed on 29th June 2023]; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17824884/
- Bum-Soo Kim; The effects of xylitol and sorbitol on lysozyme- and peroxidase-related enzymatic and candidacidal activities; Elsevier; [Published on July 2015] [Accessed on 29th June 2023] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0003996915000886
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.