Salagen Coupon - Salagen 5mg tablet


PILOCARPINE can increase saliva in the mouth. This medicine is used to treat dry mouth from radiation treatment or from Sjogren's syndrome. Compare cholinergic agonists.
Salagen Coupon - Salagen 5mg tablet

Salagen Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

You may get blurry vision or have trouble telling how far something is from you. This may be a problem at night or when the lights are low. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs clear vision until you know how this medicine affects you.

If you sweat a lot, drink enough to replace fluids. Do not get dehydrated.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Chest pain


diarrhea (continuing or severe)


fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat (continuing or severe)

headache (continuing or severe)

nausea or vomiting (continuing or severe)

shortness of breath or troubled breathing

stomach cramps or pain

tiredness or weakness (continuing or severe)

trembling or shaking (continuing or severe)

trouble seeing (continuing or severe)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common




feeling of warmth or heat


flushing or redness of skin especially on face and neck

increased need to urinate


joint pain

muscle aches and pains


passing urine more often

runny nose

unusual tiredness or weakness


Less common or rare

fast heartbeat


holding more body water

swelling of face, fingers, ankles, or feet

trembling or shaking

trouble swallowing

trouble seeing

unusual weak feeling

voice change


Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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