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Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic is a prescription-strength fluoride toothpaste indicated to make teeth more resistant to decay and bacteria that cause cavities, it is designed to provide superior cavity and decay protection and is only available with a prescription from a dentist.
Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic contains 1.1% sodium fluoride as the active ingredient and can provide 5000 ppm of fluoride. It works by delivering a high concentration of fluoride to the teeth, which can help to strengthen and protect them against decay and enamel erosion.
Use and Dosage
Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic should be used once daily before bedtime instead of your usual toothpaste, or as instructed by your healthcare provider. To use it, apply a small amount of toothpaste to your toothbrush and thoroughly brush your teeth for two minutes, or as directed by your healthcare provider.
After usage, adults should spit out the toothpaste and avoid eating, drinking, or rinsing their mouth for at least 30 minutes to achieve optimal results. For children, immediate rinsing is recommended. Do not swallow the toothpaste.
Common Side Effects of Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic (Sodium Fluoride):
- Pain and aching of bones
- White, brown, or black discoloration of the teeth—occurs only during periods of tooth development in children
Serious Side Effects of Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic (Sodium Fluoride):
- Black, tarry stools
- Bloody vomit
- Increased watering of the mouth
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shallow breathing
- Stomach cramps or pain
- Unusual excitement
- Watery eyes
Forms and Strength
Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic (Sodium Fluoride) is available in the following forms and strength:
Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic: Gel
- Sodium Fluoride toothpaste is not recommended for children under six years of age unless directed by a dentist or healthcare professional.
- The high fluoride content of this product may cause fluorosis in young children if a large amount is swallowed.
- Sodium Fluoride toothpaste should not be used while pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting a healthcare professional first.
- While Sodium Fluoride toothpaste can help prevent tooth decay, it should not be used as a substitute for regular dental check-ups and cleanings.
- Excessive use of this toothpaste or use by individuals with kidney disease may lead to high fluoride levels in the body, which can be harmful.
- Some individuals may be allergic or sensitive to fluoride and may experience allergic reactions or irritation when using this product.
- Use only a pea-sized amount of toothpaste when brushing to reduce the risk of swallowing too much fluoride.
- Individuals with sensitive teeth or allergies to certain ingredients in toothpaste should consult with a dentist or healthcare professional before using this product.
- Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste may interact with certain prescription medications, inform your healthcare provider of all medications you are taking before using this toothpaste.
- In case of accidental ingestion of large amounts of this toothpaste, seek medical attention right away.
- Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste is intended for external use only and should be kept out of reach of children.
- Store Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste at room temperature and avoid exposing it to extreme heat or cold temperatures.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste safe to use?
Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste is safe to use as directed by a healthcare professional. However, do not swallow the toothpaste and follow the instructions provided with the product.
How often should I use Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste?
Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste is typically used once a day, either in place of regular toothpaste or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Can Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste be used by children?
Prevident 5000 Plus toothpaste may be prescribed for children by a healthcare professional, but the appropriate dosage and frequency of use should be decided according to the child's individual needs and circumstances.
It's important to purchase Prevident 5000 Plus Fruitastic from verified Canadian pharmacy.