drymouth


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drymouth

(ˈdraɪˌmaʊθ)
n
(Medicine) a condition of insufficient saliva, known medically as xerostomia
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The occurrence of adverse events in mosapride is not surprising, since mosapride is well tolerated, with diarrhea, loose stools, drymouth, malaise, and headache being reported in <5% of patients [48].
"Bencao Tujing" recorded that the mulberry branch bark can help with digestion, diuresis, and drymouth [25].
* Is fluoride, chlorhexidine (for plaque removal), or artificial saliva (for individuals taking medications that cause drymouth) necessary?