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How do i sop drooling, Levadopa, I had a DBS operation

Customer Question

How do i sop drooling
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Levadopa
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a DBS operation
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry you are drooling.

do you parkinsons disease? I see you are taking levadopa?

did you have a deep brain stimulating surgery operation?

did you start to drool after that?

have you tried atropine drops in your mouth to have dry out your mouth?

there are some medications which can help dry your mouth to decrease saliva production.