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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 by Romago711 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 by Greg N Kirby 4 answers


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

Posted 8 Mar 2017 by GraciousPlum 3 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 by Becca245 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 ...

Are there certain prescription medications that would promote tooth decay?

Posted 1 Mar 2013 by butwait 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 by fred202 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 by suzgrrl 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 by ldybug65 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 ...

Is excessive tooth decay or a need for crowns a known side effect from extended use of Prolia?

Posted 9 Oct 2016 by cyclewoman 1 answer

My Mom has been using prolia for several years. She goes to the dentist for routine care more then 2 times a year. In the last 6 months she has experienced rapid tooth decay and gm issues that have lead to her having 3 crowns. That seems excessive for someone who takes care of her teeth regularly. ...

If I am getting root canal treatment tomorrow, should I stop taking my prescribed Amoxicillin?

Posted 7 May 2015 by aca502 1 answer

Today I was prescribed Amoxicillin tablets to take 3 times a day. But I just found out that I can have the treatment tomorrow. Should I stop taking my prescribed amoxicillin tablets tomorrow (I still plan on taking it today to reduce pain)?

I have eben to the ER twice this week two days in a row?

Posted 12 Sep 2015 by BrookeBushRox 0 answers

Hello. I am a 25 year old female. I am obese, and have poor dental health. The have sever broken teeth and a few rotten ones. They don't pain me to bad other than occasional aches. I have been suffering the past year with shortness of breath issues. I have had chest scans done and have been on ...

Tooth Decay - My teeth are coming out and decaying I started taking baclofen since 2012 now my teeth

Posted 12 Nov 2016 by Donskey 0 answers

... are coming out like crazy my insurance don't want to pay now that I'm looking up so much stuff cause I never had any problems with my teeth before this

Cefdinir - Should I ask for new med or continue with this med if I feel worse?

Posted 27 Mar 2018 by Leahmd 0 answers

So I had a really bad ear infection with tooth decay recently. I get some alot so I had a bottle of 4 cefdinir pills do took all of them. I started feeling worse and got a hole in my eardrum so I went to urgent care and the doc prescribed me with amoxicillin-clav for 10 days. I started feeling alot ...

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