Fluoride (Prescription)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Fluoride (Prescription)?

(FLOR ide)

• This supplement is used to prevent cavities.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take oral medicine with milk, other dairy products, calcium, magnesium, or iron with this medicine.

• Do not drink coffee or eat for at least 30 minutes after using the rinse or gel.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Tooth staining.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison...

 
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