From the perspective of oral rehabilitation, xerogenic
medications in elderly denture-wearing individuals can hamper the retention of prosthesis.
There was no statistically significant difference in the proportion of users of steroids, xerogenic
medication, and hydroxychloroquine between pSS and sSS groups.
medications and food avoidances in selected geriatric groups.
The majority of cases belong to four groups : young women with eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia nervosa, teenage males with increased consumption of soft drinks, middle-aged men due to GERD, and the elderly population as a result of xerogenic
Patients in hepatic encephalopathy patients taking antidepressants or other xerogenic drugs unconscious patients and infants were excluded from the study.
Frequency and percentages were calculated for variables such as gender age number of patients in different hospitals use of xerogenic drugs and objective and subjective evaluation of xerostomia.
Thus, salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia in elderly people are most often a symptom of systemic disease or xerogenic
medication, not of ageing per se [6, 7, 20].