This medication is a sugar alcohol sweetener, prescribed as a sugar substitute for people with diabetes, prevention of tooth decay and dry mouth. It is also used to control ear and upper respiratory infections.
The recommended dose is 6-10 grams per day.
It comes as a mouthwash to rinse your mouth. It also comes as a chewing gum, lozenges, or syrup to take by mouth with food.
• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Diarrhea and intestinal gas.
• Avoid higher doses.
• Consult the physician during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Store in a cool and dry place.
• After opening keep in a tightly sealed or in an air tight container.
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