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Xerostomia (Dry Mouth): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment


2. Side Effects of Medications

The prescription (or even non-prescription) medications you’re taking to deal with another medical problem may be causing your mouth to be dry, notes the Mayo Clinic.

The most likely types of drugs that can lead to dry mouth include those used to treat anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, as well as certain antihistamines, decongestants, muscle relaxers and pain remedies, it adds.

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