Antibiotics may cause many mouth problems. If you have recently started an antibiotic and now have a mouth problem, suspect that the antibiotic is the cause. Do not stop taking the antibiotic. Call your doctor to see whether your antibiotic can be adjusted. Most problems will go away when you stop taking the antibiotic.
Many other medicines can also cause mouth problems, including:
Last Revised: September 15, 2010
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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