dry mouth

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Noun1.dry mouth - abnormal dryness of the mouth resulting from decreased secretion of saliva
dryness, waterlessness, xerotes - the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
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Anyone who suffers from a dry mouth can see how this could happen.
Quantum Health introduces OraMoist [TM] Dry Mouth Patch.
Dry mouth can result not only from the disease, but also as a side effect of some anti-HIV drugs and other medications, such as antihistamines and antidepressants.
Patients experience a burning sensation in their mouth, palate, lips and tongue, as well as partial or complete loss of taste, dry mouth and thirst.
Transdermal oxybutynin bypasses first-pass GI and hepatic metabolism, reducing the formation of a metabolite and thereby reducing the incidence of dry mouth and other anticholinergic side effects that have been a limiting factor with oral oxybutynin formulations.
Dry mouth was reported by more than 5% of the patients: 25% of patients reported dry mouth in the 12-week randomized study and 12% reported it in the 1-year trial, but most of the dry mouth was of mild intensity, Dr.
Side effects of Provigil include nervousness, nausea, dry mouth, headache, and diarrhea.
Virtually all the prescription antidepressants come with some degree of annoying side effects such as a dry mouth and sleepiness.
Butler's salivary glands have not worked since his surgery, and Mellman said a dry mouth can cause more frequent sores.
Both active drugs caused minor side effects, such as mild sleep problems and dry mouth.
Novel product relieves symptoms of dry mouth for up to four hours with no side effects observed.