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zantac dry mouth

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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Possible, but unlike: Not likely. This is a pure h2 blocker with little to no anti-cholinergic side-effects. Is he on other meds? Is he a mouth breather at night? Does h ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Dry mouth is a common side effect of this medication. So it is important to treat the dry mouth in order to prevent cavities. First regular dental ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Not common but possible.
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Dr. Sean Agazanof
11 years experience Pharmacology
Somewhat: Dry mouth yes. Swelling no. If your lips swell or anything else starts swelling noticeably such as your lips you might have an allergic reaction see a ... Read More
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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Ranitidine: It's possible you can have a reaction to ranitidine. The symptoms you may have is called angioedema. I would suggest stopping this, and see if symptom ... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
H2 BLOCKER: ZANTAC (ranitidine) IS AN H2Blocker. Some side effects may be sedation and dry mouth
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Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Biotene: Most patients who have dry mouth need to drink plenty of water and are at risk for having extensive dental decay. We often prescribe high concentra ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Dry mouth: Common causes in my practice include anticholinergic side effects of medication, such as antidepressant or antihistamine meds, mouth breathing due to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Liem
37 years experience Dentistry
Depends on the cause: Many medications can cause dry mouth. You may ask your physician or dentist for a saliva substitute and rinse for dry mouth condition. Also drink more ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
47 years experience Neurology
Dry mouth: There are many things that can cause a dry mouth, from medications, to dehydration, to anxiety and fear, to neurologic and other diseases affedting sa ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
17 years experience Dentistry
Dry mouth: Biotene is a good option for saliva replacement. Stay well hydrated.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Dry mouth is not listed as a possible side effect.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
28 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: The dry socket happens when you lose the blood clot from the extraction site.

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