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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



cevimeline hydrochloride  listen  (seh-VIH-meh-leen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A drug used to treat certain disorders of the salivary gland. It is also being studied as a treatment for dry mouth caused by radiation therapy to the head and neck. It increases the amount of saliva and sweat made by saliva and sweat glands. Cevimeline hydrochloride is a type of cholinergic agonist. Also called Evoxac.