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Salivart Spray

Generic Name: Artificial SalivaBrand Name: Salivart

Salivart Spray is used for:

Relieving dry mouth and throat.

Salivart Spray is an artificial saliva. It works by moistening and lubricating the mouth and throat.

Do NOT use Salivart Spray if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Salivart Spray

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Salivart Spray:

Some medical conditions may interact with Salivart Spray. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Salivart Spray. However, no specific interactions with Salivart Spray are known at this time.

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Salivart Spray may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Salivart Spray:

Use Salivart Spray as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Spray 1 or 2 times into the mouth whenever it feels uncomfortably dry.
  • If you miss taking a dose of Salivart Spray for 1 or more days, there is no cause for concern. If your doctor recommended that you take it, try to remember your dose every day.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Salivart Spray.

Important safety information:

  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Salivart Spray, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Salivart Spray during pregnancy. It is unknown if Salivart Spray is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Salivart Spray, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Salivart Spray:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with this product. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.

Proper storage of Salivart Spray:

Store Salivart Spray at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Do not refrigerate. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not puncture, break, or burn the canister even if it appears to be empty. Keep Salivart Spray out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Salivart Spray, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Salivart Spray is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Salivart Spray. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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