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Can other problems mimic Sjögren's syndrome?

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Sometimes, the use of certain drugs can cause side effects that mimic the symptoms of Sjögren's syndrome. Medications such as tricyclic antidepressants and antihistamines, radiation treatments to the head and neck, as well as other autoimmune disorders, can also cause severely dry eyes and mouth.

SOURCES:

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

SOURCES:

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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