Sjogren Syndrome Topic Guide

Sjogren Syndrome Sjogren Syndrome: Sjogren's syndrome is a disorder of the moisture-producing glands. The cause of Sjogren's syndrome is unknown. Treatment focuses on relieving symptoms such as dry mouth and eyes.

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cyclosporine ophthalmic Cyclosporine Ophthalmic

Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant. Cyclosporine ophthalmic (for use in the eye) can increase tear production that has been reduced by inflammation in the...learn more »

cevimeline Cevimeline

Cevimeline increases the secretions of the saliva and sweat glands in the body...learn more »

rituximab Rituximab

Rituximab is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

sodium chloride (inhalation) Sodium Chloride (inhalation)

Sodium chloride is the chemical name for salt. Sodium chloride can reduce some types of bacteria in certain body secretions, such as saliva...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Prednisone also suppresses the immune system......learn more »

cyclophosphamide (oral/injection) Cyclophosphamide (oral/injection)

Cyclophosphamide is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

azathioprine Azathioprine

Azathioprine lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplant...learn more »