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Has anyone else had an increase in cavities, and tooth loss after long term use of steroids?

Posted 3 Jan 2013 8 answers

I had Conn's Disease in 1988. The benign tumor on one gland and my other non-functioning gland, were surgically removed. Post-Op, I was weaned from steroids and was able to go without for many years, except in times of illness. Over time I needed to be put back on them, and the dose was ...

Does any side effect from my medications cause tooth decay?

Posted 1 May 2014 4 answers


Adderall & Tooth Decay - are there alternative meds more tooth-friendly?

Posted 5 days ago 1 answer

I've been taking Adderall (20 mg twice daily) and all the reports of it causing tooth decay are freaking me out! I'm a healthy 75, a longtime vegetarian, don't drink or smoke, and take good care of my teeth. I have had some crowns, simply because as one ages their teeth are sometimes ...

How to relieve cavity/broken tooth pain (during pregnancy)?

Posted 8 Mar 2017 4 answers

I have a dead tooth (K9) that broke and is very decayed, and of course, it causes me severe pain, I am unable to go to the dentist since I am pregnant and they will not treat me. I need something that is safe during pregnancy to relieve the pain until I have the baby and can deal with the tooth. ...

Adderall and tooth decay?

Posted 4 Oct 2015 3 answers

I'm 39 year old female, and my teeth are rotting bad. Is there anyway my healt insurance would cover some of my dental, because it is very obviously from the Adderall I was prescribed? Does anyone have similar experiences? I tried researching it, but I think they are hiding it to avoid ...

Gabapentin Enacarbil - Tooth decay and gabapentin. Has anyone else had this problem?

Posted 19 days ago 1 answer

I was taking gabapentin for back pain. Now my teeth are falling apart. Has anyone else had or having this problem? This is a major side effect. Where can I find more information about this?

Are there certain prescription medications that would promote tooth decay?

Posted 1 Mar 2013 3 answers

i'm taking allopurinol, lortab, clonazepam,lisinopril, pravastatin. Smoker, no alcohol. My dentist says it's something im doing everyday. Thanks in advance.

Tooth decay from 80mg oxycotin?

Posted 12 Feb 2015 3 answers

i have been taking 80mg oxycotin round the clock for over 15 years my teeth are rotting under the gum does this med. cause this problem

Can D3 be causing my dizziness, fatigue, dry mouth, and just feeling awful? I take 1000 IU/day?

Posted 3 Oct 2013 1 answer

I recently started a supplement and dietary regimen to reverse my osteoporosis and heal my tooth decay. I have been taking a plant-based calcium supplement that contains K1 and K2, some D3 (400 IU), and a bit of strontium (5mg) and something else I can't recall right now. In addition, I have ...

Any updates on Gabapentin and oral tooth decay?

Posted 8 Jun 2015 1 answer

I've been taking Gabapentin for about 2yrs now. My teeth are now about gone. What I have left are not far behind. I experience terrible mouth pain & cellulite in my face. This is very embarrassing. It's bad enough that I'm fighting my illnesses. I also know others that are having ...

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