Medications are the most common cause of dry mouth. Other causes include smoking, poor diabetes control, radiation treatments, autoimmune diseases as well as consumption of alcohol and caffeine.
There are many options to help manage dry mouth depending on the cause. Ensuring hydration, use of humidifiers, over-the counter products and even prescription options are available. Speak to your live well pharmacist at Midhurst Pharmacy to discuss the most appropriate options for you.