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Medications for Prevention of Dental Caries

About Prevention of Dental Caries:  Dental caries are cavities in teeth. Dental caries can usually can be prevented or controlled.

Drugs Used to Treat Prevention of Dental Caries

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Prevident 5000 Plus N N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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fluoride N N 1 review
3.0

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Brand names:  Fluoritab, Luride, Fluor-A-Day, Flura-Drops, Pharmaflur 1.1, Altaflor, Epiflur, Flura-Tab, Karidium, Ethedent Chewable, Flura-Loz, Lozi-Flur, Nafrinse, Pharmaflur …show all

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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fluoride N N 14 reviews
5.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Brand names:  Prevident 5000 Plus, SF 5000 Plus, Denta 5000 Plus, PreviDent 5000 Booster, Prevident, ACT Fluoride Rinse, Clinpro 5000, Dentagel, Biotene, Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth, Gel-Kam, Phos-Flur, Fluoridex, Neutral Sodium Fluoride Rinse, Control Rx, Fluoridex Daily Defense, SF, Perio Med, Prevident Dental Rinse, Oral B Anti-Cavity, ControlRx Toothpaste, Fluoridex Daily Defense Enhanced Whitening, Fluorigard, Neutracare Gel, Neutragard, Acclean Plus, Colgate Total Advanced Clean, Colgate Total Whitening Gel, ControlRx Multi Toothpaste, Darby Topical Fuoride Gel, Denti-Care Denti-Pro, DentiCare Pro-Foam, DentiCare Pro-Gel, DentiCare Pro-Rinse, Fidelis APG Gel, Flor-Opal Gel, Fluorinse, Fluorishield, Gelato APF Foam, Gelato APF Gel, Gelato Neutral PH, Gelato X, Ionite APF Foam, Ionite APF Gel, Ionite R, Mentadent Advanced Breath Freshening, Neutra Maxx, Neutramaxx 5000 Plus Turbo, Neutramaxx 5000 TCP, NRG APF Gel, Omnii Gel Just For Kids, Oral-B Fluorinse, Oral-B Minute Foam, Oral-B Neutra Foam, Ortho Guard, OrthoWash, PCXX Foam, Perfect Choice, Phocal PHN, Phos-Flur Gel, PreviDent Gel, Prevident Mouthwash, Pro-Den Rx, Purelife APF, Purelife APF Foam, SF Gel, Sorbet APF Gel, Sorbet Neutral, Sorbet Rinse, Ultra Control, VividSensiGuard, Zap APF, Zap Neutral, Zooby …show all

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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SF 5000 Plus N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Denta 5000 Plus N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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PreviDent 5000 Booster N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Prevident N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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ACT Fluoride Rinse N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Clinpro 5000 N N 3 reviews
4.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Dentagel N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Biotene N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Prevident 5000 Sensitive U Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride / potassium nitrate topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Gel-Kam N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Phos-Flur N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluoridex N N 1 review
3.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Neutral Sodium Fluoride Rinse N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Control Rx N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluoridex Daily Defense N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluoritab N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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SF N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Perio Med N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Luride N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Prevident Dental Rinse N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluor-A-Day N N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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