GENERIC NAME: SODIUM FLUORIDE 1.1% TOOTHPASTE - DENTAL (SOE-dee-um FLOOR-ide)
HOW TO USE: This is best used once daily just before bedtime instead of your regular toothpaste or as directed by your healthcare professional.Apply a thin ribbon of medicine to a toothbrush and brush thoroughly for 2 minutes or as directed.Spit out the medication after use. Do not swallow. Children should rinse their mouth thoroughly right away. For adults, do not rinse your mouth, eat, or drink for at least 30 minutes after use to get the best results.
SIDE EFFECTS: Mouth/gum irritation may infrequently occur. If this effect persists or worsens, tell your doctor/dentist or pharmacist promptly.Tell your doctor/dentist immediately if your teeth become stained or pitted. This is often a result of too much fluoride.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your dentist or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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