Review: could Dexilant cause Dry Mouth?


Summary

Dry mouth is found among people who take Dexilant, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 5,405 people who have side effects while taking Dexilant from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Dexilant

Dexilant has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Dexilant 5,711 users)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 46,568 Dry mouth patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

5,405 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexilant.
Among them, 59 people (1.09%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexilant cause Dry mouth?

Time on Dexilant when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Dexilant *:

  • female: 78.95 %
  • male: 21.05 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Dexilant *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 4.35 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 26.09 %
  • 60+: 47.83 %

Severity if Dry Mouth when taking Dexilant **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 30 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 30 %

How people recovered from Dry Mouth **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 32.20%)
  • Depression (10 people, 16.95%)
  • Fibromyalgia (9 people, 15.25%)
  • Anxiety (8 people, 13.56%)
  • Pain (6 people, 10.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (7 people, 11.86%)
  • Albuterol (7 people, 11.86%)
  • Lyrica (6 people, 10.17%)
  • Humira (6 people, 10.17%)
  • Crestor (6 people, 10.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (13 people, 22.03%)
  • Dyspnoea (10 people, 16.95%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 16.95%)
  • Nausea (7 people, 11.86%)
  • Decreased Appetite (7 people, 11.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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