SILVER SPRING, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost everyone's mouth is dry sometimes, especially during stressfultimes. But a persistently dry mouth may signal an underlying disease or condition, so it's important to see your doctor, says the Food and Drug Administration.
Dry mouth, known medically as xerostomia, is a side effect of more than 400 prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Older people are especially vulnerable because they may take multiple medications.
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