Daiichi Sankyo | Cevimeline (Medication)
Cevimeline is used to treat the symptoms of dry mouth often experienced by patients with Sjogren’s syndrome. It works by causing certain mouth glands to produce more saliva….
Cevimeline: Side Effects
Serious side effects may include: shortness of breath, wheezing, or tightness in your chest; chest pain, uneven heart rate; attacks of severe stomach pain on the right side, extending up to your shoulder (sometimes worse after meals); nausea and vomiting, bloating, fever, chills, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); swelling in your hands or feet; eye pain or drainage; fever, ear ache, flu symptoms; or white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips.
Less serious side effects may include: blurred vision, dry eyes; excessive sweating or salivating, drooling; runny or stuffy nose; nausea, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite; dry mouth; muscle pain; vaginal itching or discharge.
Seek immediate medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat….
Prior to using this medication inform your doctor if have any type of allergies or if you have: untreated or uncontrolled asthma; glaucoma; or an eye condition called iritis or uveitis.
Before taking cevimeline, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have: heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, angina (chest pain), or a history of heart attack; high blood pressure (hypertension); asthma, chronic bronchitis, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); or a history of kidney stones or gallstones.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor’s advice….