At a glance: Dry mouth is a common side effect of chemotherapy as well as head and neck radiation. Biotene may help relieve some of the symptoms associated with dry mouth and protect tooth decay.
Details: Cancer patients often get dry mouth after radiation to the head and neck, or when taking certain medicines. It can interfere with good eating habits resulting in poor nutrition.Dry mouth is not only painful but can be the start of infections, cavities, and tooth decay. Symptoms include your mouth and throat feeling dry and sticky. Your normal pattern of speaking, chewing, swallowing, and even tasting food may change as a result of decreased or absent saliva production. This product is specially formulated to manage dry mouth and relieve the symptoms of dry mouth.
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