Table 5 Some salivary replacements

From: Oral Medicine — Update for the dental practitioner: Dry mouth and disorders of salivation

UK trade names Offered as Contains fluoride Main constituents Comments
AS Saliva Orthana Spray or lozenge + /− Mucin Xylitol Spray contains fluoride but is unsuitable if there are religious objections to porcine mucin
Biotene Oralbalance Gel Glycerate polymer base, lactoperoxidase, glucose oxidase, xylitol  
BioXtra Gel Colostrum, lactoperoxidase, glucose oxidase, xylitol  
Luborant Spray + Carboxymethylcellulose May contain fluoride
Glandosane Spray Carboxymethylcellulose