|Pronunciation||se vim' e leen|
|Drug class||Muscarinic agonist|
|Main uses||Dry mouth|
|Side effects||Increased sweating, runny nose, nausea, diarrhea, headaches, dizziness, visual disturbances, tiredness|
|By mouth (capsules)|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||199.31 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
Side effects are usually mild and may include increased sweating, runny nose, nausea, diarrhea, headaches, dizziness, visual disturbances, and tiredness. Safety in pregnancy is unclear. It is a muscarinic agonist, which results in increased saliva production.
The typical dose is 30 mg three times daily.
Mechanism of action
- Pilocarpine — a similar parasympathomimetic medication for dry mouth (xerostomia)
- Bethanechol — a similar muscarinic parasympathomimetic with longer-lasting effect
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