North Staffordshire Joint Formulary
North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group

12 Ear, nose and oropharynx
12-03-05 Systemic treatment

Pilocarpine hydrochloride Salagen®

Pilocarpine hydrochloride 5mg tablets

Restriction: Consultant use only following irradiation for head and neck cancer.

Licensed for treatment of xerostomia following irradiation for head and neck cancer; dry mouth and dry eyes in Sjögren's syndrome. Discontinue if no improvement after 2–3 months.

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