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Amoxicillin Dry Mouth
I'm taking the maximum dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for an allergy to Amoxicillin, but experiencing dry mouth and anxiety. Can I switch to Zyrtec? How long should I wait after my last Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to take Zyrtec?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I woke up this moron with a swollen lip puffiness under eyes and dry mouth I do hvecouple tooth abcess but I'm on amoxicillin have been for a few days?
Face/lip swelling: Stop Amoxicillin immediately. You may be having an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (a penicillin) which can sometimes worsen dramatically and cause a anaphylactic reaction. Call you doctor now. But if you start to get trouble breathing, asthma, wheezing, fainting, chest pain, call 911. If you have an antihistamine pill like benedryl, or claritin, (loratadine) or dimetapp, take a dose immediately. ...Read more
I feel weak and abnormally tired. My eyes and chest hurt. My right arm is weak and it is hard to breathe. I have dry mouth and lips, diarhhea and vomiting. I am taking amoxicillin. What should I do?
I was diagnosed with acute pharyngitis but I don't have a sore throat just dry mouth low grade fever left tonsil is swollen I was give amoxicillin?
Prescribed amoxicillin, clarithromyacin and Prilosec for h pylori. Took first day doses woke up extreme dry mouth and anxiety symptoms. Side Effect?
It is anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Common causes in my practice include anticholinergic side effects of medication, such as antidepressant or antihistamine meds, mouth breathing due to sinus or nasal problems, dehydration from vomiting, diarrhea, and uncontrolled diabetes. It can be caused by autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's syndrome. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Dry mouth cannot be eliminated but controlled so you don't have damage to your teeth. Drink water, avoid sodas, sugary and acidic drinks. Chew xylitol gum or candy to stimulate saliva. Avoid alcohol containing mouthwashes. Biotene, Lubricty are two products that can make your mouth feel better. ...Read more
Dry mouth: There are many conditions associated with dry mouth. It is not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder (e.g diabetes) or a side effect of certain medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers, diuretics and many others. It could be a single episode and no further treatment is needed. ...Read more
Dry Mouth: Start by speaking to your physician if if the dosage can be reduced or if there are alternative medications that are less prone to causing dry mouth. Hydrate (drink water) as much as possible throughout the day. Minimize foods with heavy salt, sugar, acid content. There are many Biotene products designed specifically for dry mouths. ...Read more
If you have significant sinus congestion where you are unable to breathe well through your nose, then you would be a mouth-breather, which will lead to dry mouth.
See your internist (md) or otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat md) to evaluate your sinus problem and determine a beneficial solution. ...Read more
Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day.
The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip.
http://www. Webmd. Com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more
Dry mouth may have many causes, ranging from a salty meal to, particularly medication causing xerostomia., simple treatment may be helpful
1. Hydrate with plenty of water,
2. Stimulate your own saliva with sugarless hard candy'
3.Alcohol free mouthwashes
try biotene products. ...Read more
Certainly,,,: Particularly with aging and several medications, dry mouth can occur. The type of bacteria and pattern of decay changes as dry mouth occurs. Furthermore, your sense of taste may change as tastebuds are effected as well. Using adjuncts such as Salivart and abiogenesis are recommended. As well as, fluoride mouth rinses such as Act or Listermint with fluoride. Avoid rinses with an alcohol base as wel ...Read more
No: Dry mouth is a common side-effect of medications and can be seen with scleroderma and is a side-effect of radiation for throat cancer. Medication side-effect is by far the most common and can be seen with anti-depressants, anti-histamines and some blood pressure medications. It is not related to digestion. ...Read more
Possible????: Dry mouth could be caused by many things. In women menopause or just the harmony cycle. Various medications, salivary stones that block the salivary ducts or inflamed salivary gland. Obviously depending which one of these are the cause it needs to be checked out, first line would be your dentist then he can refer you to appropriate doctor if need be. Other wise there are saliva substitutes. ...Read more
Lozenges: Make sure any hard candy or lozenges you use are sugarless. Also, biotene is a non-alchol containing rinse for dry mouth. Available otc. ...Read more
Avoid alcohol: People who have reduced salivary flow have increased bacterial populations in their mouths, and some of those bacteria produce mercaptans as a by product of cellular activity. Mercaptans are sulfur based, rotten egg smells. So you need to reduce bacterial populations and increase hydration. Try using a Fluoride rinse 3x a day and avoid alcohol based rinses. Can use sugar fee candy to help fluid. ...Read more
Swollen tongue: This could be due to trauma, allergy, infection or other cause. See you dentist or medical doctor to be evaluated. You did not say how long you have had this. If interfering with airway or increasing go to emergency room immediately ...Read more
Maybe: Dry mouth has multiple causes including medications, breathing through the mouth and systemic conditions. I would suggest seeing your MD about possible causes. You may need to see a dentist for treatment options. ...Read more
Maybe.: Dry mouth may be due to several causes. (1) dehydration - think diabetes. (2) medication side-effects - medications for hives, for sleep, for irritable bowel syndrome often cause mucous membranes dryness. (3) mouth-breathing - think allergy, nasal obstruction, sleep apnea. Your health care professional should be able to help you sort this out. Napoleon dynamite is a chronic mouth-breather. ...Read more
Mouth rinses: Mouth rinses can help, but check if any of medications are responsible and if there is an underlying process. ...Read more
Several strategies: It depends on the cause. Most dry mouth is a side effect of medications. If this is you then you may check on the timing of taking your medications to avoid compounding the problem with two or more drying medications. Some diseases such as sjogrens syndrome causes the salivary glands to under produce. Fluoride trays, meticulous oral care are important. There are comercial products to allviate the. ...Read more
Extra Fluoride: Even if your husband didn't have decay issues before, a dry mouth can cause devastating destruction of teeth. I have my patients use antimicrobial rinses like biotene or prescription Chlorhexidine and a Fluoride rinse like act restore or totalcare. I'll even apply Fluoride varnish frequently. Eliminate sugared beverages and refined carbohydrates. ...Read more