i am looking for some relief from dry mouth caused by my bp meds

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i am miserable & cant get the dr's to help me. i take multiple meds for my blood pressure and i have a severe dry mouth. i get sores on my tongue, inside my lips & cheeks. does anyone else have this problem?

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    have you tried bonjela mouth ulcer treatments?

    Maybe it is a side effect of what you are taking but you will need a professional opinion. How about talking to a GP or pharmacist?

    Richard

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    I get this but only from time to time so I can't blame it on a particular medication.

    Bonjela heps but a much better one is Orabase. It is a tick protecive paste that sticks to the affected area.

    I got it from my GP and am not sure if you need a prescription for it. I find that after about four days there is great improvement.

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      I have found over the years that several meds have caused dry mouth and cough.

      With Ramipiprill I was going round like a Zombie, tired, muzzy head and light headed. We were in London for a few days catching up on theatre shows and I kept dozing off even when in the front row at the loud Priscilla Queen of the Desert and The Jersey Boys.

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      It is awful drug, I take 50mg of Atenolol a day now it helps alot  keeps the heart rate steady and no side effects for me ,what do you take? There is a risk of diabetes with this drug though can.t win can you!!!!  Wish I could go drug free thats in my dreams I think...

       

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