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Antihistamine Dry Mouth
Had a panic attack Friday. Took Ibeuprofen earlier that day. The ER gave me 50 ml of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and a steroid shot. Have had dry mouth since. Normal?
Not related to meds: Those medication effects have worn off by now. ...Read more
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 have a dry mouth sometimes and I breakout with an itch whenever I go on runs and when I sweat. I have to take an antiihistamine before I run.?
Itching: See your physician to rule out various things. It may involve blood work. My wife has a similar problem as was diagnosed as idiopathic urticaria. Big word for unknown itching. Antihistamines will help, they also will give you a dry mouth. Take extra care of your teeth as xerostomia(dry mouth) makes you vulnerable to tooth decay. Fluoride rinses and brushing after meals ideal. Limit sports drinks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saw ENT had scope, found nothing. I have dry roof of mouth, trouble swallowing, choking. Stopped antihistamines, hydrated, tried everything! help!
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 concentration fluoride, mipaste, renew or over the counter Fluoride like act. Biotene is a system that has been shown to help people with dry mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)
A dry mouth can be caused by loss of fluids from diarrhea or vomiting that leads to dehydration, or occasionally as a side effect of a medication. ...Read more
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