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Dribbling and bad breath

JaneNicsMum_34 Member Posts: 6 Listener
Hi to you all 

My son is 34 years old with Cerebral Palsy and Seizure Disorder Spastic Diplegia

Nic is on lots of medications and it would be great to talk with others that have issues with.....

and Bad Breath I wish there was a cure its consent and I have tried all the mouthwashes and toothpastes nothing works I use bibs on him its constent I just need some advice 

Thanks jane 



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  • JaneNicsMum_34
    JaneNicsMum_34 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Dear Danny 

    Thanks for your reply Nic is on a huge amount of meds on a daily basics all his meds go via his Peg Tube apart from the PRN Emergency meds when he has prolonged seizures. My son has no mobility and depends on me for all his daily needs.

    This list of his medication 

    Eplim 400mg twice day
    Tegotol 600mg twice day
    Vimpat 400mg twice day
    Zonsismide 75mg twice a day
    Kappa 25mg twice a day
    Omeprazole 100mg twice a day
    Desrepresin 30mg once day
    Donperdrom 30mls twice day
    Lactose 15mls twice a day
    Suppositories 1 every 3 days
    Aspirin 75mg once daily
    Plus PRN meds – Buccal Midazolam 10mg in 1ml for Tonic Clonic seizures lasting more than 5 minutes.


  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @JaneNicsMum_34

    If you haven't already, you may like to check out Scope's information on drooling and bad breath in CP. It may also be worth speaking to a medical professional involved in your son's care as there may be specialist services that could help with this. Do keep us updated!
  • JaneNicsMum_34
    JaneNicsMum_34 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    The GP has suggested Scopoderm patches but Nic came up in a rash with those I don't want him having further surgery unless its life depending I hope you know what I mean!!! I can put up with the drool PippaScope thanks you for your suggestions  
  • JaneNicsMum_34
    JaneNicsMum_34 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Thank you everyone that has helped re this matter 


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