Carvedilol and Dry Mouth

6 Effective Recommendation

Recognizing the connection between heart health and oral health is essential.

Carvedilol is a medication that belongs to the beta-blocker class. It works by relaxing and dilating blood vessels, which helps reduce blood pressure and heart rate.

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Saliva and Xerostomia

Saliva is essential for oral health, facilitating digestion and protecting teeth. Approximately 1 to 1.5 liters are produced per day.

Xerostomia is characterized by a significant decrease in saliva production. It can be a symptom of different health conditions and is a common side effect of several medications.

Management and Prevention of Xerostomia

To combat xerostomia, it is recommended to chew sugarless gum, limit caffeine and alcohol intake, and stay hydrated.

Saliva is very important to keep the mouth and teeth healthy; for this reason, we always recommend the following steps that allow you to have a beautiful smile and good oral health.

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