DRY DRY mouth and throat - ugh

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hazelnut86
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   Posted 9/26/2012 10:05 PM (GMT -6)   
i have the dryest throat and mouth ever. i have had this before but it's driving me crazy!!!
is this antihistamines or anxiety? i have been taking zyrtec but omg it makes me feel like i can't swallow. of course, the more i focus on it, the more it bothers me. my doc just says itis the antihistamines - i don't know.

couchtater
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   Posted 9/26/2012 11:00 PM (GMT -6)   
probably antihistamines...
try biotiene mouth spray or gel it will help the dryness
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sarah22
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   Posted 9/28/2012 4:03 AM (GMT -6)   
I do believe that an antihistamine like zytec has some anticholnergic properties which may be causing the sympotms of dry mouth that you are experincing. I do believe most anti histamines have somewhat of an anticholnergic effect. depending on why you are taking it, you could try to switch to something like a decongestant or something like singular. I assume you are not taking any other medications that are anticholnergics which could be worssing the symptoms.

hazelnut86
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   Posted 9/28/2013 8:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I was taking a prescription for GERD cause doc thinks the post nasal drip could be from this but it never helps and I can feel it coming from my nose. I wonder if this can make you dry too? don't think it's common.
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