Bruxism is used to refer to grinding of the teeth.
It may be seen in a variety conditions which cause learning disabilities, particularly in Down's sydrome.
Drug-induced bruxism (1):
- a review (564 reports of bruxism; 2000 to 2022) found an association with use of antidepressants (sertraline, escitalopram, venlafaxine, vortioxetine, citalopram, paroxetine, fluoxetine, duloxetine) and antipsychotics (ziprasidone, aripiprazole, olanzapine, risperidone)
- a signal was also described for oxybate sodium and metoclopramide
- Montastruc, J-L. Drugs and bruxism: a study in the World Health Organization’s pharmacovigilance database. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2023. Accepted Author Manuscript. https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.15884