Antisialagogue


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An`ti`si`al´a`gogue


a.1.(Med.) Checking the flow of saliva.
n.1.A remedy against excessive salivation.
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In our study, all patients were premedicated with injection glycopyrrolate because of its antisialagogue property and its least effect on haemodynamic parameters.
It gained popularity because it produces less tachycardia than atropine, it is a much more potent antisialagogue and does not cross the blood-brain barrier.
Dexmedetomidine is a short-acting, highly selective and potent alpha2-adrenergic agonist, working through activation of central nervous system alpha2 receptors, with several desirable pharmacologic properties, including sedation, anxiolysis, hypnosis, analgesia, amnesia, antisialagogue effects, and a unique respiratory-sparing effect (2-4).