pilocarpine

(PY-loh-KAR-peen)

A drug used to increase salivation in people who have dry mouth caused by opioids or radiation therapy. Pilocarpine belongs to the family of drugs called alkaloids.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "pilocarpine"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "pilocarpina"

Medicamento usado para aumentar la secreción de saliva en las personas que tienen la boca seca debido al uso de opioides o a la radioterapia. La pilocarpina pertenece al tipo de medicamentos llamados alcaloides.