Clinial Effects of Cevimeline Hydrochloride for the Treatment of Dry Mouth in 2 Patients with Sjogren's Syndrome

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Author(s)

    • MIZUKAWA Nobuyoshi
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery, in Okayama University Hospitals
    • TAKAGI Shin
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery in Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • YAMAAI Tomoichiro
    • Department of Oral Function and Anatomy in Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • FUKUNAGA Joji
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery in Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • UENO Takaaki
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery in Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • KANEDA Yoshihiro
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery in Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • KAGAWA Toshimasa
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery, in Okayama University Hospitals
    • SUGAHARA Toshio
    • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery in Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Abstract

We report here2 cases of patients with Sjögren's syndrome with dry mouth that were successfully treated with cevimeline hydrochloride. The first case was diagnosed as Sjogren's syndrome at our clinic, and the saliva secretion increased by more than three-fold following oral cevemeline hydrochloride. The second case was diagnosed at another hospital, and the saliva secretion was increased by more than two-fold by the medication.

Journal

  • Journal of Hard Tissue Biology

    Journal of Hard Tissue Biology 14(2), 134-135, 2005-10-01

    The Society of Hard Tissue Biology

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Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110005853492
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA11074332
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    NOT
  • ISSN
    13417649
  • Data Source
    CJP  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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