Some drugs that may cause Dry Mouth conditions              

Data supplied by Fiona Ritchie, Head of Clinical Services,  Inspirational Pharma Ltd.

 

AAnaesthesia

 

  • General anaesthesia
  • Sedative and analgesic peri-operative drugs
  • Non-opioid analgesics

Ketorolac trometamol

 

 

CCardiovascular System

 

  • Diuretics
  • Loop diuretics
  • Potassium sparing diuretics and aldosterone antagonists

Amiloride hydrochloride triamterine

  • Anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • Drugs for arrythmias Superventricular and ventricular arrhythmias

Disopyramide

Propafenone hydrochloride

  • Beta-adrenoceptor blocking drugs Carvedilol
  • Hypertension and heart failure
  • Centrally acting Hypertension drugs

Clonidine hydrochloride

Methyldopa

Moxonidine

  • Alpha- adrenoceptor blocking drugs

Indoramin

  • Phaeochromocytoma

Phenoxbenzamine hydrochloride

  • Angiotensin-coverting enzyme inhibitors

Enalapril maleate

Imidapril hydrochloride

Lisinopril

Moexipril hydrochloride

Ramipril

Trandolapril

  • Angiotensin –II receptor antagonists

Telmisartan

  • Nitrates, calcium channel-blockers and other antianginal drugs
  • Calcium channel-blockers

Amlodipine

  • Anticoagulants and protamine
  • Parental anticoagulants
  • Epoprostenol

 

 

CCentral Nervous System

 

  • Hypnotics and anxiolytics
  • Hypnotics

  Zaleplon

  Zolpidem

  Zopiclone

  • Anxiolytics

Buspirone

  Buspirone hydrochloride

  • Drugs used in Psychoses and related disorders
  • Antipsychotic drugs

Benperidol

Chlorpromazine hydrochloride

Flupentixol/ Flupenthixol

Fluphenazine hydrochloride

Haloperidol

Levomepromazine/Methotrimeprazine

Pericyazine/pericazine

Perphenazine

Pimozide

Prochlorperazine

Promazine hydrochloride

Sulpride

Trifluoperazine

Zuclopentthixol acetate

Zuclopenthixol Dihydrochloride

 

Atypical antipsychotics

Amisulpride

Clozapine

Quetiapine

Sertindole

Zotepine

  • Antidepressand drugs
  • Tricylic and related antidepressant drugs

 

  Tricyclic antidepressants

Amitriptyline hydrochloride

  Amoxapine

Clomipramine hydrochloride

Dosulepin hydrochloride/ Dothiepin hydrochloride

  Doxepin

Imipramine hydrochloride

  Lofepramine

  Nortriptyline

  Trimipramine

 

  Related antidepressants

Maprotiline hydrochloride

  Mianserin Hydrochloride

Trazodone hydrochloride

 

  • Monoamine-oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

  Phenelzine

I socarboxazid

  Tranylcypromine

 

  Reversible MAOIs

  Moclobemide

 

  • Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors

Citalopram

Escitalopram

Fluoxetine

Fluvoxamine maleate

Paroxetine

Sertraline

  • Other antidepressant drugs

Reboxetine

Venlafaxine

  • CNS stimulants and other drugs used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Atomoxetine

Dexamfetamine sulphate/ Dexamphetamine sulphate

  Modafinil

  • Drugs used in treatment of obesity
  • Centrally acting appetite suppressants

Sibutramine hydrochloride

  • Drugs used in nausea and vertigo

 

Antihistamines

Cinnarizine

Cyclizine

Meclozine hydrochloride

Promethazine hydrochloride

Promethazine teoclate

 

Phenothiazines and related drugs

Chlorpromazine hydrochloride

Perphenazine

Prochlorperazine

Trifluoperazine

 

5HT3 antagonists

PAlonosetron

 

Neurokinin receptor agonist

Aprepitant

 

Cannabinoid

Nabilone

 

Hyoscine

Hyoscine hydrobromide/ Scopolamine hydrobromide

  • Analgesics
  • Non-opid analgesics

Nefopam hydrochloride

  • Opiod analgesics

Morphine salts

Buprenorphine

Codeine Phosphate

Diamorphine hydrochloride/Heroin hydrochloride

Dhydrocodeine tartrate

Dipipanone hydrochloride

Fentanyl

Hydromorphone hydrochloride

Meptazinol

Methadone hydrochloride

Oxycodone hydrochloride

PApaveretum

Pentazocine

Pethidine hydrochloride

Tramadol hydrochloride

  • Anti migrane drugs
  • Treatment of acute migrane attack

 

5HT agonists

Almotriptan

Eletriptan

Frovatriptan

Rizatriptan

Zolmitriptan

  • Prophylaxis of migrane

Pitzotifen (antimuscarinic effects)

Clonidine hydrochloride

  • Antiepileptics
  • Control of epilepsy

Gabapentin

 pregabalin

Topiramate

  • Drugs used in parkinsonism and related disorders
  • Dophaminergic drugs used in parkinsonism

Entacapone

Rasagiline

Selegiline hydrochloride

 

  • Antimuscarinic drugs used in parkinsonism

Benzatropine mesilate/ Benzatrophine mesylate

Orphenadrine hydrochloride

Procyclidine hydrochloride

Trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride/Benzhexol hydrochloride

  • Drugs used in essential tremor, chorea, tics and related disorders

 

Torsion dystonias and other involuntary movements

Botulinum A toxin (specific side-effects in torticollis)

Botulinum B toxin

  • Drugs used in substance dependence

 

Cigarette smoking

Bupropion/ Amfebutamone nicotine

 

Opioid dependence

Lofexidine Hydrochloride

 

 

 

EEndocrine System

 

  • Drugs affecting bone metabolism
  • Bisphosphonates and other drugs affecting bone metabolism
  • Other endocrine drugs
  • Bromocriptine and other dopaminergic drugs

Bromocriptine

 

 

 

Eye

 

  • Corticosteroids and other anti-inflammatory preparations
  • Other anti-inflammatory preparations

Epinastine Hydrochloride

Ketotifen

  • Treatment of glaucoma
  • Sympathomimetics

Brimonidine tartrate

  • Corbonic anhydrase inhibitors and systemic drugs

Brinzolamide

  • Miscellanious ophthalmic preparations and photodynamic treatment
  • Ocular diagnostic and peri-operative preparations and photodynamic treatment
  • Ocular Peri-operative drugs

Apraclonidine

 

 

 

Gastro intestinal System

 

  • Antispasmodics and other drugs altering gut motility

Antimuscarinics

Atropine Sulphate

Dicycloverine hydrochloride/ Dicyclomine

Hydrochloride

Hyoscine butylbromide

Propantheline bromide

  • Ulcer healing drugs
  • H2 Receptor antagonists

Famotidine

  • Chelates and complexes

Sucralfate

  • Proton Pump inhibitors

Esomeprazole

Lansoprazole

Omerprazole

Pantoprazole

Rabeprazole sodium

 

 

 

Infections

 

  • Antibacterial drugs
  • Cephalosphorins, and other beta-lactams
  • Other beta-lactam antibiotics

Ertapenem

  • Some other antibacterials

Chloramphenicol

Linezolid

  • Antituberculous drugs

Isoniazid

  • Quinolones

Moxifloxacin

  • Antiviral drugs
  • HIV Infection

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

Didanosine(ddl,DDI)

Zalcitabine

(ddC, DDC)

Protease Inhibitors

Indinavir

Lopinavir with Ritonavir

Ritonavir

  • Respiratotry syncytial virus

Ribavirin (Tribavirin)

 

 

Malignant Disease and Immunosuppession

 

  • Sex Hormones and hormone antagonists in malignant disease
  • Hormone agonists
  • Prostate Cancer and gonadorelin analogues

Triptorelin

 

 

 

Muskoskeleton and joint Diseases

 

  • Drugs in rheumatic diseases and gout
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Etoricoxib

L umiracoxib

  • Drugs used in neuromuscular disorders
  • Skeletal muscle relaxants

Baclofen

Tizanidine

 

 

 

Nutrition and Blood

 

  • Anaemias and some other blood disorders
  • Drugs used in platelet disorders

Anagrelide

 

 

 

Obstetrics, gynaecology and urinary-Tract Disorders

 

  • Drugs for genitor-urinary disorders
  • Drugs for urinary retention

Alpha-blockers

Alfuzosin hydrochloride

Doxazosin

Indoramin

Prazozin hydrochloride

Tamsulosin hydrochloride

Treazosin

  • Drugs for urinary frequency, enuresis, and incontinence

Duloxetine

Flavoxate hydrochloride

Oxybutynin hydrochloride

Propantheline bromide

Propiverine hydrochloride

Solifenacin succinate

Tolterodine tartrate

Trospium Chloride

  • Drugs for erectile disfunction

 

Alprostadil

 

Respiratory System

 

  • Bronchodilators
  • Adrenoceptor agonists
  • Other adrenoceptor agonists

Ephedrine hydrochloride

  • Antimucasarinic bronchodilators

Ipratopium bromide

Tiotropium

  • Cromoglicate and related therapy, leukotriene receptor agonists and omalizumab

Ketotifen

  • Leukotriene receptor antagonists and omalizumab

Montelukast

  • Antihistamines, hyposensitisation and allergic emergencies
  • Antihistamines

Non sedating antihistamines

Acrivastine

Cetirizine hydrochloride

Desloratadine

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride

Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride

Loratadine

Mizolastine

Sedating antihistamines

Alimemazine tartrate/Trimeprazine tartrate

Chlorphenamine maleate/Chlorpheniramine meleate

Clemastine

Cyproheptadine hydrochloride

Hydroxyzine hydrochloride

Promethazine hydrochloride

 

 

 

Skin

 

  • Topical local anaesthetics and antipuretics

Doxepin Hydrochloride

  

 

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