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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01316393
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : March 16, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 9, 2011
Liselott Lindh, Principal Investigator, Prosthetic Dentistry, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
In the present study with a randomized, cross-over, blind, placebo controlled design, the effects of a salivary substitute product and a new mucoprotective product with similar mechanisms of action but with different composition and characteristics will be evaluated in cancer patients suffering from xerostomia.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The patient must be at least 18 years of age.
The patient must have clinical symptoms of xerostomia (dry mouth) due to treatment of head and neck cancer
The patient must understand and consent in writing to the procedure.
Do not meet the criterion for "dry mouth" regarding saliva secretion threshold values.
Known allergy to ingredients in the products to be used in the trial and/or allergy to soy, peanuts, citrus fruit,Yerba Santa or methyl parabene
Patients who are unable or unwilling to cooperate with study procedures.