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Colgate Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth Gel, 100mL

RDC10182830

$ 19.74 $ 34.95

Self-topical neutral fluoride toothpaste containing 1.1% (w/w) sodium fluoride for use as a dental caries preventive in adults and pediatric patients. Colgate Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth is a clinically proven prescription strength toothpaste for dry mouth (xerostomia). Contains 1.1% (w/w) Sodium Fluoride has a soothing mint flavor and a unique liquid gel formula that works faster and better than other paste-form Rx toothpastes. It only needs to be used once daily and it remineralizes root caries in as little as just 3-6 months!  Plus, it’s safe to use by children and adults over 6 years of age.

Features:

  • Dry mouth (xerostomia) relief
  • Soothing mint flavor
  • Highly effective liquid-gel formula
  • SLS-free formula
  • Can be used by adult and pediatric patients 6 years of age and older
  • Contains 1.1% Sodium Fluoride
  • Packaged in a 3.4oz (100mL) squeeze bottle
  • Unique liquid gel formula
  • Significant remineralization of root caries in as little as 3 months (38%) and 6 months (57%)
  • SLS-free formula
  • Soothing Mint flavor

Benefits:

  • The most clinically proven Rx toothpaste brand (among 5000 ppm NaF toothpastes)
  • Only needs to be used once daily
  • Easy and effective at-home treatment
  • Specially formulated to combat dry mouth
  • Helps prevent dental decay
  • Safe to use on exposed root surfaces
  • Unique liquid gel formula disperses the fluoride faster than paste-form Rx toothpastes
  • Significant remineralization of root caries in as little as 3 months (38%) and 6 months (57%)
  • Non-irritating
  • Won’t cause further dryness
  • Comes in a squeeze bottle, making it easy to apply to a toothbrush with less wasted materials

Indications and Usage

 

A dental caries preventive; for once-daily self-applied topical use. PreviDent® 5000 Dry Mouth (Rx) brand of 1.1% sodium fluoride toothpaste in a squeeze bottle is easily applied onto a toothbrush. This prescription toothpaste should be used once daily in place of your regular toothpaste unless otherwise instructed by your dental professional. May be used in areas where drinking water is fluoridated since topical fluoride cannot produce fluorosis.

Contraindications

 

Do not use in pediatric patients under age 6 years unless recommended by a dentist or physician.

 

 

Warnings

 

Prolonged daily ingestion may result in various degrees of dental fluorosis in pediatric patients under age 6 years, especially if the water fluoridation exceeds 0.6 ppm, since younger pediatric patients frequently cannot perform the brushing process without significant swallowing. Use in pediatric patients under age 6 years requires special supervision to prevent repeated swallowing of toothpaste which could cause dental fluorosis. Pediatric patients under age 12 should be supervised in the use of this product. Read directions carefully before using. Keep out of reach of infants and children.

 

 

Precautions

 

General: Not for systemic treatment. DO NOT SWALLOW.

 

 

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility: In a study conducted in rodents, no carcinogenesis was found in male and female mice and female rats treated with fluoride at dose levels ranging from 4.1 to 9.1 mg/kg of body weight. Equivocal evidence of carcinogenesis was reported in male rats treated with 2.5 and 4.1 mg/kg of body weight. In a second study, no carcinogenesis was observed in rats, males or females, treated with fluoride up to 11.3 mg/kg of body weight. Epidemiological data provide no credible evidence for an association between fluoride, either naturally occurring or added to drinking water, and risk of human cancer.

 

 

Fluoride ion is not mutagenic in standard bacterial systems. It has been shown that fluoride ion has potential to induce chromosome aberrations in cultured human and rodent cells at doses much higher than those to which humans are exposed. In vivo data are conflicting. Some studies report chromosome damage in rodents, while other studies using similar protocols report negative results.

 

 

Potential adverse reproductive effects of fluoride exposure in humans has not been adequately evaluated. Adverse effects on reproduction were reported for rats, mice, fox, and cattle exposed to 100 ppm or greater concentrations of fluoride in their diet or drinking water. Other studies conducted in rats demonstrated that lower concentrations of fluoride (5 mg/kg of body weight) did not result in impaired fertility and reproductive capabilities.

 

 

Pregnancy - Teratogenic Effects: Pregnancy Category B. It has been shown that fluoride crosses the placenta of rats, but only 0.01% of the amount administered is incorporated in fetal tissue. Animal studies (rats, mice, rabbits) have shown that fluoride is not a teratogen. Maternal exposure to 12.2 mg fluoride/kg of body weight (rats) or 13.1 mg/kg of body weight (rabbits) did not affect the litter size or fetal weight and did not increase the frequency of skeletal or visceral malformations. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. However, epidemiological studies conducted in areas with high levels of naturally fluoridated water showed no increase in birth defects. Heavy exposure to fluoride during in utero development may result in skeletal fluorosis which becomes evident in childhood.

 

 

Nursing Mothers: It is not known if fluoride is excreted in human milk. However, many drugs are excreted in milk, and caution should be exercised when products containing fluoride are administered to a nursing woman. Reduced milk production was reported in farm-raised fox when the animals were fed a diet containing a high concentration of fluoride (98-137 mg/kg of body weight). No adverse effects on parturition, lactation, or offspring were seen in rats administered fluoride up to 5 mg/kg of body weight.

 

 

Pediatric Use: The use of PreviDent® 5000 Dry Mouth (Rx) in pediatric age groups 6 to 16 years as a caries preventive is supported by pioneering clinical studies with 1.1% sodium fluoride gels in mouth trays in students age 11 to 14 years conducted by Englander et al.6-8 Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients below the age of 6 years have not been established. Please refer to the CONTRAINDICATIONS and WARNINGS sections.

 

 

Geriatric Use: Of the total number of subjects in clinical studies of 1.1% (w/v) sodium fluoride, 15 percent were 65 and over, while 1 percent were 75 and over. No overall differences in safety or effectiveness were observed between these subjects and younger subjects, and other reported clinical experience has not identified differences in responses between the elderly and younger patients, but greater sensitivity of some older individuals cannot be ruled out. This drug is known to be substantially excreted by the kidney, and the risk of toxic reactions to this drug may be greater in patients with impaired renal function. Because elderly patients are more likely to have decreased renal function, care should be taken in dose selection, and it may be useful to monitor renal function.9

 

 

Adverse Reactions

 

Allergic reactions and other idiosyncrasies have been rarely reported.

 

 

Overdosage

 

Accidental ingestion of large amounts of fluoride may result in acute burning in the mouth and sore tongue. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may occur soon after ingestion (within 30 minutes) and are accompanied by salivation, hematemesis, and epigastric cramping abdominal pain. These symptoms may persist for 24 hours. If less than 5 mg fluoride/kg body weight (i.e., less than 2.3 mg fluoride/lb body weight) have been ingested, give calcium (e.g., milk) orally to relieve gastrointestinal symptoms and observe for a few hours. If more than 5 mg fluoride/kg body weight (i.e., more than 2.3 mg fluoride/lb body weight) have been ingested, induce vomiting, give orally soluble calcium (e.g., milk, 5% calcium gluconate or calcium lactate solution) and immediately seek medical assistance. For accidental ingestion of more than 15 mg fluoride/kg of body weight (i.e., more than 6.9 mg fluoride/lb body weight), induce vomiting and admit immediately to a hospital facility.

 

 

A treatment dose (a thin ribbon) of PreviDent® 5000 Dry Mouth (Rx) contains approximately 2.5 mg fluoride. A 3.38 FL OZ (100 mL) bottle contains approximately 610 mg fluoride

Administration and Dosage Instructions

Follow these instructions unless otherwise instructed by your dental professional:

  1. Adults and pediatric patients 6 years of age or older, apply a thin ribbon of PreviDent® 5000 Dry Mouth (Rx) to a toothbrush. Brush thoroughly once daily for two minutes, preferably at bedtime, in place of your regular toothpaste.
  2. After use, adults expectorate. For best results, do not eat, drink, or rinse for 30 minutes. Pediatric patients, ages 6-16 years, expectorate after use and rinse mouth thoroughly.

 

 

Active Ingredient – Sodium fluoride 1.1% (w/w)

Inactive Ingredients – Water, sorbitol, hydrated silica, propylene glycol, glycerin, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, dipotassium phosphate, poloxamer 407, flavor, PVM/MA copolymer, xanthan gum, sodium benzoate, sodium hydroxide, sodium saccharin, cocamidopropyl betaine, cetylpyridinium chloride, potassium sorbate, pectin, FD&C Blue No. 1

Manufacturer: Colgate Oral Pharmaceutical

NDC: 38341-106-22

Size: 100 mL

No matter what is causing your dry mouth symptoms, this prescription strength Colgate Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth Gel is an easy and effective at-home self treatment for combating the effects of dry mouth. Order yours today by placing an order using our conveniently easy to use website or calling us at 1-888-687-4334 to speak with one of our friendly and experienced medical supply specialists and place an order by phone.

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