cevimeline

(seh-VIH-meh-leen)

A substance that increases production of saliva and tears. It is being studied as a treatment for dry mouth caused by radiation therapy to the head and neck. It belongs to the family of drugs called cholinergic enhancers.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cevimeline"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cevimelina"

Sustancia que aumenta la producción de saliva y lágrimas. Está en estudio como tratamiento para la sequedad de la boca causada por la radioterapia aplicada a la cabeza y el cuello. Es un tipo de colinérgico reforzador.