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Salagen (Pilocarpine)

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Product
Manufacturer
Country
Dosage
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Salagen
Manufacturer: Methapharm
Country: Canada
Dosage: 5 mg
Qty-Price:
Type: drug type
Product: Salagen
Manufacturer: Merus Labs
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 5 mg
Qty-Price:

Generic Equivalent of Salagen
Type
Product
Manufacturer
Country
Dosage
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Pilocarpine
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 5 mg
Qty-Price:

Salagen Information

Salagen Details (Brand and Generic)

CanadaPharmacyOnline.com currently offers the brand Salagen from Canada manufactured by Methapharm and from the United Kingdom by Merus Labs. We also supply the generic Pilocarpine from Canada by a different manufacturer.

Dosage

The brand Salagen and its generic Pilocarpine are available in the strength of 5 mg tablets only

Usage

Salagen (Pilocarpine) is a prescription medication used to treat dry mouth caused by Sjogren syndrome or dry mouth caused by radiotherapy in people with head and neck cancer. The active ingredient in Salagen is Pilocarpine. Pilocarpine belongs to the class of medicine called Saliva stimulants (cholinergic agonists). It works by stimulating specific nerves to increase the saliva you produce, making it easier and more comfortable to speak and swallow.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Salagen are sweating, headache, flushing, dizziness, rhinitis, and urinary frequency.

Stop using Salagen and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Bladder tightness;
• Changes in vision;
• Confusion;
• Difficulty breathing;
• Fast or slow heartbeat

Warnings and Interactions

Before you start using Salagen (Pilocarpine), you should inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Pilocarpine, its ingredients, or any other allergies. It would be best to carefully follow the directions on your prescription label and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take Salagen precisely as directed by your doctor. It would help if you did not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor may start you on a low dose of Pilocarpine and adjust your dose depending on how well your symptoms are controlled and the side effects you experience. Be sure to tell your doctor how you feel during your Pilocarpine treatment. Pilocarpine will control your symptoms but will not cure your condition. Continue to take Pilocarpine even if you feel well. Do not stop taking Pilocarpine without talking to your doctor. Salagen may cause blurred vision, especially at night or in low light. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to see clearly. If Salagen makes you sweat heavily, drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Before you start using Salagen, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have:
• Chronic bronchitis or another type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
• Eye problems such as asthma, acute iritis (uveitis; swelling and irritation inside the eye), glaucoma, or other breathing disorder;
• Gallbladder diseases such as gall stones;
• Kidney problems;
• Liver diseases;
• Mental illness;
• Taking heart or blood pressure medications

Tell your doctor about all the medications you use, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. You should know that Pilocarpine may cause decreased fertility in men and women. Talk to your doctor before you take Pilocarpine if you or your partner want to become pregnant. There may be a drug interaction between Salagen and other drugs such as propranolol, metoprolol, amifampridine, amitriptyline, chlorpheniramine, atropine, tolterodine, etc.

Questions and Answers

Why is Salagen more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Salagen, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Salagen from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. CanadaPharmacyOnline.com has a rigorous process for selecting our partners so that you, our customers, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Salagen tablets cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of Salagen 5 mg starts at $161.99 for 100 tablets.

What is the lowest price of Pilocarpine per tablet?

Generic Pilocarpine 5 mg starts at $1.42 per tablet when you order a quantity of 100 tablets.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high-quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Salagen from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Salagen prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Salagen I am allowed to order at one time?

CanadaPharmacyOnline.com can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Salagen at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Salagen over the counter from you?

No, Salagen requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Salagen?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Pilocarpine.

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