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Can any of these medications cause extremely dry mouth? Plaquenil,, atenolol, Nexium (esomeprazole) , or wellbutrin (I just started wellbutrin 2 weeks ago)

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 more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Which drugs cause dry mouth?

Which drugs cause dry mouth?

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 more

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What medicines cause dry mouth?

Several medications: Several medications cause dry mouth including anti-depressants, anti-epileptics, muscle relaxants, anti-psychotics and anti-histaminics (benadryl, claritin). Additionally, smoking/tobacco and anti-cancer drugs can also cause dry mouth. ...Read more

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I need help what medication causes dry mouth?

See details: There are too many to list. Tell us what meds you are taking and then someone can advise you if one may be causing your problem. ...Read more

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Tiomate of lupin cause dry mouth. What else?

Tiomate of lupin cause dry mouth. What else?

Salivary gland disea: Dryness of mouth could be due to salivary gland problems likesjogren'n syndrome that may also cause dry eyes.See your pcp. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

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 more

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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