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Sjogren's Syndrome


Is a Disease or Syndrome.

"Chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disease in which the salivary and lacrimal glands undergo progressive destruction by lymphocytes and plasma cells resulting in decreased production of saliva and tears. The primary form, often called sicca syndrome, involves both KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS SICCA and XEROSTOMIA. The secondary form includes, in addition, the presence of a connective tissue disease, usually rheumatoid arthritis."

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Related Medication
The following information has been extracted from US Food and Drug Administration databases. It shows drugs which may be used to treat this condition, and those drugs whose use may be dangerous with this condition. This is informational only. You must consult a physician for your particular case. You may click on a listed drug for further information.

The following medications may be indicated for this condition

Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Pilocarpine Hydrochloride
Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate
Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate
Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate

The following medications may be hazardous when used with this condition

OMNIPRED

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