Preventing cavities in adults and children older than 6 years old when the amount of fluoride in the water supply is too low.
Sodium Fluoride Lozenges are a mineral. It works by strengthening the teeth and decreasing the effects of acid and bacteria on the teeth.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Sodium Fluoride Lozenges. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Sodium Fluoride Lozenges. However, no specific interactions with Sodium Fluoride Lozenges are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Sodium Fluoride Lozenges may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Sodium Fluoride Lozenges as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Sodium Fluoride Lozenges.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with Sodium Fluoride Lozenges. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include diarrhea; extreme thirst; increased drooling; muscle weakness; nausea; paleness of the skin; seizures; shallow, rapid breathing; shaking; stomach pain; vomiting; weak or fast heartbeat.Proper storage of Sodium Fluoride Lozenges:
Store Sodium Fluoride Lozenges at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Sodium Fluoride Lozenges out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Sodium Fluoride Lozenges. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.