Drugs and Dysphagia This article summarizes some of the major medications that may affect eating and swallowing. The medications affecting motor function, lubrication, and gastrointestinal motility are discussed. The roles of medications in taste and smell are also identified in this paper. ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2008
Drugs and Dysphagia
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Lynette Carl
    Pharmacy Services, Largo Medical Center, Largo, FL
  • Peter Johnson
    Select Medical Rehabilitation Services, Inc., Port Richey, FL
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Articles
Article   |   December 01, 2008
Drugs and Dysphagia
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2008, Vol. 17, 143-148. doi:10.1044/sasd17.4.143
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2008, Vol. 17, 143-148. doi:10.1044/sasd17.4.143
Abstract

This article summarizes some of the major medications that may affect eating and swallowing. The medications affecting motor function, lubrication, and gastrointestinal motility are discussed. The roles of medications in taste and smell are also identified in this paper.

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