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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 Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
Prevident 5000 Plus 1.0 1 review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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fluoride 3.0 1 review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Brand names:  Ludent, Fluoritab, Fluor-A-Day, Altaflor, Flura-Drops, Epiflur, Fluorabon …show all

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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SF 5000 Plus 5.0 1 review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Prevident Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Denta 5000 Plus 8.0 1 review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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PreviDent 5000 Booster 9.0 1 review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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fluoride 4.9 23 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Brand names:  Prevident 5000 Plus, SF 5000 Plus, Prevident, Denta 5000 Plus, PreviDent 5000 Booster, Clinpro 5000, Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth, ACT Fluoride Rinse, Dentagel, Biotene, Neutral Sodium Fluoride Rinse, Phos-Flur, Fluoridex, Gel-Kam, Perio Med, Fluoridex Daily Defense, Oral B Anti-Cavity, Pro-Den Rx, Neutramaxx 5000 Plus Turbo, Prevident Mouthwash, Fluoridex Daily Defense Enhanced Whitening, Fluorigard, Ionite APF Gel, Neutragard, Ortho Guard, PreviDent Gel, Acclean Plus, Avant Oral Rinse, Colgate Total Whitening Gel, Darby Topical Fuoride Gel, Denti-Care Denti-Pro, Flor-Opal Gel, Fluorishield, Gelato APF Gel, Gelato Neutral PH, Ionite APF Foam, Ionite R, Neutra Maxx, Neutramaxx 5000 TCP, NRG APF Gel, Omnii Gel Just For Kids, Oral-B Fluorinse, Oral-B Minute Foam, Oral-B Neutra Foam, PCXX Foam, PCXX Gel, Phocal PHN, Phos-Flur Gel, Prevident Orthodefense, 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

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Clinpro 5000 3.3 4 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Prevident 5000 Dry Mouth Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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ACT Fluoride Rinse Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Dentagel Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Prevident 5000 Sensitive 3.0 2 reviews
Rx N

Generic name: fluoride / potassium nitrate topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Biotene Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Ludent Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Neutral Sodium Fluoride Rinse Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Phos-Flur Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluoridex 4.5 2 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Gel-Kam Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Perio Med 1.0 1 review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluoridex Daily Defense 5.5 2 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluoritab Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Fluor-A-Day Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Oral B Anti-Cavity Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Pro-Den Rx 1.0 4 reviews
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Altaflor Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) 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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