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Posted on 01-19-2017
When taking suboxone and buphrenorphine to treat opioid addiction, there are some side effects that you may have to deal with. One of these potential side effects is dry mouth. While dry mouth may seem like nothing more than a minor inconvenience, it can potentially lead to additional problems. This is because saliva washes away food and other debris, thereby neutralizing the acids that are produced by the bacteria in the mouth. Some problems that can arise from dry mouth include:
To prevent these problems from developing, it is important to stay well-hydrated while following a suboxone and buphenorphine treatment plan. There are also over-the-counter treatments available to treat dry mouth and, of course, paying close attention to oral hygiene is always important. If you are ready to treat your opioid addiction, contact Advanced Spine & Rehab so we can begin working on the treatment plan that is right for you.
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