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To all that take drug's that have a side effect of dry mouth:

My dentist tells me over time this can have quite an effect on your teeth.

She has convinced me to start using a over the counter product called

"biotene mouthwash". It's thicker than regular mouthwashes and gargles

and I feel it is helpful to me.

I was always getting up in the morning, with my tongue feeling like sandpaper

and even all the way down my throat felt so dry, like everything was just so stuck

together and felt like I couldn't even get air down my throat.

I started out with a .99 cent travel bottle I bought at Walgreen's and

now buy a bigger size. If you might want to try it, just ask your pharmacy where it is.

It does help me.

carlie

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Yes if I don't use my CPAP for some reason I have it big time. Thanks for the tip I will try it out.

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Hey, you must have read my mind. I have been having this problem for years and nothing works for me. I just got 100% and went to the VA dentist today and asked what could he do. I also have allergic rhinitis and gums disease. He said he could only do regular cleanings and I should drink a lot of water. when I came home the first thing I did was call a local dentist and scheduled an appt. next week. I currently use Dry mouth tooth paste and moisturizer but it doesn't seem to help. It's really bugging me. I have even asked my doctors to switch my meds. but they won't. I am very tired of being Mr. dragon breath. Hope the new dentist has a better clue since I will be paying out of my pocket.

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