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Dry mouth remedy.

Xerostomia is a common condition for those afflicted with HIV-AIDS and other autoimmune diseases. Dry mouth can result not only from the disease, but also as a side effect of some anti-HIV drugs and other medications, such as antihistamines and antidepressants. Symptoms can include a dry mouth, dry lips, sense of burning in the mouth, tough tongue, and mouth sores or infection.

Gebauer's Salivart[R] Oral Moisturizer is an over-the-counter spray that has many of the same properties as saliva. It is an aqueous solution containing a viscosity agent and an emulsifier. One spray temporarily coats and moisturizes the oral cavity. It can be used as often as needed, and it does not contain ingredients that can aggravate the condition, cause allergic reactions, irritate the stomach, or have a drying effect, such as paraben preservatives, artificial flavorings and color, alcohol, and glycerin. Salivart has no flavor and no side effects.

Salivart is sprayed directly into the mouth and throat and can be swallowed. The aerosol delivery coats the oral mucosa fast and evenly. Salivart is effective and easy to use. It comes in a 75-g spray can and is nitrogen propelled, making it ozone friendly. This product is approved by the American Dental Association.

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Publication:Ear, Nose and Throat Journal
Date:Feb 1, 2004
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