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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)

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: All of the above

The most common side effects of Wellbutrin (bupropion) are agitation, extremely dry mouth and insomnia.
see your prescribing physician for medication adjustment.

In brief: All of the above

The most common side effects of Wellbutrin (bupropion) are agitation, extremely dry mouth and insomnia.
see your prescribing physician for medication adjustment.
Dr. Paul Grin
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