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I've been on dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for about 6 months and want to try to get off of it as it leaves a constant bitter taste in my mouth. What is the best course ?

I've been on dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for about 6 months and want to try to get off of it as it leaves a constant bitter taste in my mouth. What is the best course ?

Go ahead and stop: you can stop any time; no need to taper it or anything like that. Discuss treatment with your doctor; ie do you need to be on a similar medication for continued treatment or not. If your symptoms are better you may no longer need anything. ...Read more

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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I have a constant bitter taste in the back of my mouth, what could that be?

I have a constant bitter taste in the back of my mouth, what could that be?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth correlated to losing weight?

May be from fasting: Fasting leads to ketones which changes the breath odor and taste. An empty stomach can also allow bile reflux and bile is bitter. ...Read more

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Sir i have bitter taste in mouth from one month. what i can do. my SGPT is 60. ?

Sir i have bitter taste in mouth from one month. what i can do. my SGPT is 60.  ?

Likely unrelated: Some causes for bitter taste: infection in mouth,dry mouth(xerostomia), GERD,medication side effect, liver disorders,metabolic disorders, psychiatric disorders. The elevated SGPT(ALT) is likely unrelated to your bitter taste.Try brushing teeth,tongue,gums,and roof of mouth with toothpaste. Use mouthwash. If it persists see and ENT specialist. > http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

See your doctor: Black, tarry stools (poop) can mean blood in the stool. These symptoms together could mean a bleeding ulcer. See your doctor right away! ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis cause bitter taste in mouth?

Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill the pits or crypts in your tonsils. Not only will they taste bitter, but they'll give you some pretty foul smelling breath, so you won't be the only one who gets to experience them. If this is a chronic problem, you should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. an indication of only dental problems?

Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. an indication of only dental problems?

A few come to mind: Acid reflux, side effects of medications you are taking, sinus infections, and diet. Periodontal problems can also be a cause, as well as cavities. ...Read more

Bitter Taste (Definition)

Bitter tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bitter taste when he is not eating or drinking bitter foods. A bitter taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more