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PreviDent 5000 Sensitive

Generic name: Sodium Fluoride and Potassium NitrateSOW-dee-um-FLOR-ide/po-TAS-ee-um-NYE-trate ]
Drug class: Mouth and throat products

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 11, 2024.

Uses of PreviDent 5000 Sensitive:

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take PreviDent 5000 Sensitive?

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with PreviDent 5000 Sensitive (sodium fluoride and potassium nitrate).

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take PreviDent 5000 Sensitive (sodium fluoride and potassium nitrate) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take PreviDent 5000 Sensitive?

How is this medicine (PreviDent 5000 Sensitive) best taken?

Use PreviDent 5000 Sensitive (sodium fluoride and potassium nitrate) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

What are some other side effects of PreviDent 5000 Sensitive?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

How do I store and/or throw out PreviDent 5000 Sensitive?

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