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Table 2: Examples of saliva substitutes23
    

Primary lubricant  

Mucin

Glycerin

Carmellose

Antibacterial agent

Xylitol 

AS Saliva Orthana lozenges or spray

Oralieve spray and gel

 

Xylitol, lactoperoxidase, lactoferrin and others

 

Biotene Oralbalance gel 

BioXtra gel or spray

 

None

   

Saliveze spray

Xerotin spray

Further information and more examples of saliva substitutes can be found at: bnf.nice.org.uk/medical-device-type/artificial-saliva-products-2.html