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Clinpro 5000

Generic Name: fluoride topical (FLOR ide TOP i kal)
Brand Name: ACT Fluoride Rinse, Biotene, Clinpro 5000, Control Rx, Denta 5000 Plus, Dentagel, Fluoridex, Fluorigard, Fluorinse, Gel-Kam, NaFrinse Daily/Acidulated, Nafrinse Solution, Neutracare Gel, Neutragard, Neutral Sodium Fluoride Rinse, Omnii Gel Just For Kids, Oral B Anti-Cavity, OrthoWash, Perfect Choice, Perio Med, Prevident, Prevident Dental Rinse, SF
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Drug Information:
FluoRide is a substance that strengthens tooth enamel. This helps to prevent dental cavities. Clinpro 5000 is used as a medication to prevent tooth decay in patients that have a low level of fluoRide topical in their drinking water. This medicine is also used to prevent tooth decay in patients who undergo radiation of the head and/or neck, which may cause dryness of the mouth and an increased incidence of tooth decay. FluoRide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare prOviders about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use. Learn more

Clinpro 5000 Side Effects

Clinpro 5000 Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about fluoride topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Clinpro 5000.

For the Consumer

Applies to fluoride topical: cream, gel/jelly, liquid, paste, solution, suspension, tablet chewable

Along with its needed effects, fluoride topical (the active ingredient contained in Clinpro 5000) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking fluoride topical:

Sodium fluoride in drinking water or taken as a supplement does not usually cause any side effects. However, taking an overdose of fluoride may cause serious problems.

  • Sores in the mouth and on the lips (rare)

Stop taking fluoride topical and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:

  • Black, tarry stools
  • bloody vomit
  • diarrhea
  • drowsiness
  • faintness
  • increased watering of the mouth
  • nausea or vomiting
  • shallow breathing
  • stomach cramps or pain
  • tremors
  • unusual excitement
  • watery eyes
  • weakness

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking fluoride topical:

  • Pain and aching of bones
  • stiffness
  • white, brown, or black discoloration of the teeth—occurs only during periods of tooth development in children

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to fluoride topical: mucous membrane powder for reconstitution, mucous membrane solution, topical cream, topical gel, topical kit, topical paste, topical solution, topical swab

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic reactions have been reported.

Oncologic

It has been shown that fluoride ion has potential to induce chromosome aberrations in cultured human and animal cells at doses much higher than those to which humans are exposed. In vivo data are conflicting.

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Clinpro 5000 (www.drugs.com/mtm/clinpro-5000.html).