ea0038p100 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2015
, El-Kadiki Alia
, Yahia Seifeldin
Xerostomia can be classified into two different types. One type is associated with severely reduced salivary secretion. The other involves normal salivary function yet reduced viscosity of saliva or reduced mucin concentration within the saliva, a common finding in elderly people. Studies show that xerostomia is the most common oral side-effect of cardiovascular medication. Statins are common cardiovascular drugs used to treat hypercholesterolemia. A 55-year-old Asian lady, no...