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Review: could Dexilant cause Dry mouth?

Summary: Dry mouth could be caused by Dexilant, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lamictal, and have Depression.

We study 1,270 people who have side effects while taking Dexilant from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Dexilant

Dexilant (latest outcomes from 1,493 users) has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 197,810 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,294 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexilant. Among them, 19 people (1.47%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.01% of all the 197,201 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry mouth in Dexilant reports

Time on Dexilant when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth57.14%14.29%14.29%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Dry mouth84.21%15.79%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%5.26%0.00%10.53%47.37%36.84%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Dexilant ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (5 people, 26.32%)
  2. Anxiety (4 people, 21.05%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (4 people, 21.05%)
  4. Insomnia (3 people, 15.79%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (3 people, 15.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (3 people, 15.79%)
  2. Albuterol (3 people, 15.79%)
  3. Zanaflex (2 people, 10.53%)
  4. Pradaxa (2 people, 10.53%)
  5. Neurontin (2 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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