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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a very dry mouth. I have stopped all medications that can cause it , except lyrica 75 mg which i take at night to help me sleep. I just stopped aciphex. Will my mouth ever stop being dry? I live where ragweed is, and am allergic to it, but stopped
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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