Skip to Content

Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Dry Eyes and Mouth

Well, many medicines can cause dryness of the mouth as a side effect. Check the side effect profile of your medications to see if dry mouth is a common side effect. Don't stop taking medications you were prescribed, even if you think your medication could be causing your symptoms. Check with your doctor and talk about whether an alternative medicine (or even no medicine) is a reasonable option. And keep in mind that over-the-counter medicines, such as cold remedies, can cause dryness of the mouth as well.

Do you have diabetes?

Yes, I do have diabetes.

No, I don't have diabetes.

Disclaimer: This content should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a call or visit to a health professional. Use of this content is subject to specific Terms of Use & Medical Disclaimers.