Top
10
Doctor insights on: How Can I Treat Dry Mouth Caused By My Add Medication

Share
1

1
How can I treat dry mouth caused by my add medication?

How can I treat dry mouth caused by my add medication?

No Candy !: First be sure it's the add med causing the problem. Then ask your md if it can be changed to one that is less drying. Third, use only products that are sugar free. Search google for xylitol candy and other products. Xylitol is a sweetener that does not cause tooth decay and in fact helps prevent it. That is the biggest problem with dry mouths. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers

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


2

2
Why is my add medicine giving me dry mouth?

Common Side Effect: Standard add/adhd medications all cause drying of the salivary system and can result in a variety of oral problems, like increased cavities and gum infections. Sip water all day, brush and floss more frequently every day and see your dentist on regular basis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

Dry mouth meds: You should talk to your doctor, have him change the meds if your dryness is so bad you can not tolerate it. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
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

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What are the side effect of the medication used to treat dry mouth?

What are the side effect of the medication used to treat dry mouth?

Some bad, some not: Serious advrse reactions may include; arythmia, hypotension, brochospasm, allergic reaction, and dehydration. Common reactions include; excessive sweating, nausea, rhinitis, diarrhea, excessive salivation, headache, GI upset, tremor, to name a few. ...Read more

6

6
Why do so many medications cause dry mouth and constipation?

Why do so many medications cause dry mouth and constipation?

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

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Does lercanidipin 20mg causes dry mouth when taken once daily as a chronic medication for a 37 years old patient having secondary hypertension?And wh

No: It doesn't cause dry mouth. Here are the adverse effects with lercanidipine 10 mg/day included flushing (1.1% vs 0.4% for placebo), ankle edema 0.9% vs 1.3%), palpitations (0.6% vs 0.4%), headache (2.3% vs 1.3%), vertigo (0.4% vs 0.4%), and asthenia (0.4% vs 0.4%). Source:http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1993952/. ...Read more

9

9
I have chronic dry mouth and bad breath. No dental problems and no medication. No smoke or drink. Causes? Who should I see for help? Gland problems?

Might be: Chronic dry mouth can be of neurological or endocrine (glandular) origin. It could lead to breath issues as well. If you aren't taking any meds, many of which have this as a side effect, a visit to your primary care provider could be helpful to figure out the dry mouth. One thing that can help bad breath for many is to add brushing the top of your tongue to your oral hygiene regimen. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Does olmesartan 20 mg causes dry mouth when taken once daily as a chronic medication for a 37 years old patient having secondary hypertension?And why

Does olmesartan 20 mg causes dry mouth when taken once daily as a chronic medication for a 37 years old patient having secondary hypertension?And why

Olmesartan: Has a common side effects like dry mouth, thirst, weakness, tiredness, just to name a few. The dry mouth is caused by the thiazide diuretic component that creates changes in body salts (sodium) and fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
646 doctors shared insights

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