Venlafaxine and Xerostomia

9 Effective Treatment Alternatives

Venlafaxine, an effective treatment for psychiatric disorders, can cause xerostomia, a side effect that affects oral health.

Venlafaxine is an effective medication in the treatment of these conditions. Its mechanism of action focuses on the regulation of neurotransmitters in the brain.

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Xerostomia: More than Dry Mouth

Xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth, goes beyond a simple discomfort.

Saliva plays a vital role in oral health, not only in digestion, but also in protecting teeth and gums.

Comprehensive Management of Xerostomia

It is essential to take a comprehensive approach that includes lifestyle changes, such as increasing water intake and avoiding irritating substances.

Use a fluoride mouthwash or fluoride gel before going to bed. Sometimes a custom fluoride applicator (made by your dentist) can make it more effective.

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