What is Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth or xerostomia, is a condition that is caused by lack of saliva or other conditions. Symptoms include a sticky, dry feeling in the mouth, constant thirst, dry throat, dry tongue, difficulty swallowing and speaking, sores, and bad breath.

Treatments for dry mouth include drinking plenty of water, keeping up with oral hygiene, using a vaporizer, or using a saliva substitute. A common drug class used to treat dry mouth is the cholinergic agonists drug class.

Savings Tips for Dry Mouth

  • What Works to Treat Dry Mouth?

    May 09, 2017

    Dry mouth (also known as xerostomia), is a significant problem faced by adults and unless due to a side effect from medication, there is no real cure.

    Often the reason for a case of dry mouth isn’t known, but some common causes include medications, head and neck radiation therapy for cancer, Sjogren’s syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. Over the counter gels, gum, and toothpastes sadly have not been shown to be very effective. See More

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Popular Dry Mouth Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Cholinergic Agonists 65 See Prices
Cholinergic Agonists 126 See Prices
Medical Supplies and Devices 454 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Dry Mouth Drug Classes

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