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Does Claritin Cause Dry Mouth
I am having terrible dry mouth with claritin d and want to know when it will stop. I stopped taking the medicine 3 days ago?
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
Will side effects of loratadine like dry mouth and chest pain go away after 3 days of not using the loratadine?
I have had dry mouth and little chest pains side effects from loratadine for a day and a half, how long will it take for the side effects to leave?
8 hour half life: The half life is 8 hours, so within several days there should be hardly any active metabolites of this medicine in your system. Best wishes. ...Read more
I've had dry mouth from loratadine for almost 3 days. I'm am very scared because of my chest pain and dry mouth. I have alot of pain while eating. Help?
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
2 possibilities: Generally dry mouth results from aging, medications and or auto immune disease, such a sojgrens syndrome. ...Read more
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
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
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
Medications: There are a number of perscription and over the counter medications that can be responsible for both a dry mouth and frequent urination at night. Check with the dr. Perscribing any meds to see if there may be other options or treatments to minimize these unplesant side effects. ...Read more
Hydration: Many meds have significant side effects that involve decreased water blood level that produce these unplesant symptoms. It is that much more important to stay hydrated throughout the day (6-8 glasses of water). If you continue with these unpleasant symptoms even with hydration, consult your treating physician to consider any possible alternatives. ...Read more
Dry mouth: If your mouth is dry, most likely you are breathing through your mouth. This may be due to nasal congestion which could explain the mucus. Rinse your nose with salt water mix in a neti pot a couple of hours before bed to clear your nasal airway. You may want to check with an ear, nose, throat md. ...Read more
No: It is very unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes but we need data: We will need more data because dryness can occur for other reasons. Since you have an autoimmune disease Hashimotos, there are other autoimmune diseases that can be present with Hashimotos and cause dryness like Sjogren's syndrome. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
What causes dry mouth? I'm 56yrs f/m, it happens really bad when I'm sleeping even with my mouth closed
Xerostomia: Some causes are; medications such as cold remedies containing antihistamines, diabetes, dehydration, stress/anxiety, anemia, salivary gland diseases, & tobacco use. Some home remedies are water, sucking on sugar-free candy, chewing sugar-free gum, use Fluoride toothpaste & mouth wash. ...Read more
The past couple of months I've been waking up with a severely dry mouth. I drink lots of water throughout the day... what could cause this?
Many possibilities: Changes in diet, medication, humidity in your bedroom, airway obstruction, weight gain, insufficient hydration, maturational changes, etc. See your GP. Referral to ENT Specialist, Internist, and/or Pulmonologist may be required for differential diagnosis and treatment planning. ...Read more
Recently started new meds that cause dry mouth. Seriously craving chewing ice. Could it be related or could I have a deficiency of some sort?
Dry mouth: Since you have a dry mouth, that could trigger your want to chew ice. ...Read more
Can mag oxide cause a rapid HR? Took it at bedtime, woke up as HR kept increasing, bp went up, dry mouth. Next day at ER level was 2.5, normal 1.8-2.4
Oh Mg?: No. What else are you taking and why? ...Read more
Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)
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