Glossary

Antihistamines: Drugs commonly used to treat allergies

Antihypertensives: Drugs used to treat high blood pressure

Antispasmodics: Drugs used to prevent spasms of urinary bladder or intestines

Sialometry: Test to measure salivary flow

Sialography: Radiological test where a radiopaque dye is introduced into the salivary duct

Salivary scintigraphy: Test where a radioactive substance is injected into a vein and its movement through the salivary gland is studied

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