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Can Nexium Cause Dry Mouth
Can any of these medications cause extremely dry mouth? Plaquenil,, atenolol, Nexium (esomeprazole) , or wellbutrin (I just started wellbutrin 2 weeks ago)
Dry mouth: yes. These medications can cause dry mouth. Dry mouth makes you at high risk for dental decay. Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol. These will make your mouth drier. Chew xylitol or sugar free gum. Have regular dental care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many: The list of medications that cause dry mouth is very long and growing so i cannot list them all. The most important thing to do is take steps to avoid the damage to your teeth that dry mouth can do. Avoid sugary and highly acidic foods and drinks. See your dentist regularly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes: If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above options as well as others, such as a possible auto-immune or thyroid issue, or other problems. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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