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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 Activity
SF 5000 Plus N N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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fluoride N N 18 reviews
4.4

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, Gel-Kam, Fluoridex, Perio Med, Fluoridex Daily Defense, SF, Oral B Anti-Cavity, Prevident Dental Rinse, Pro-Den Rx, Fluoridex Daily Defense Enhanced Whitening, Fluorigard, Neutracare Gel, Neutramaxx 5000 Plus Turbo, Ionite APF Gel, Ionite R, Neutragard, PreviDent Gel, Acclean Plus, 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, Neutra Maxx, Neutramaxx 5000 TCP, NRG APF Gel, Omnii Gel Just For Kids, Oral-B Fluorinse, Oral-B Minute Foam, Oral-B Neutra Foam, Ortho Guard, PCXX Foam, PCXX Gel, Perfect Choice, Phocal PHN, Phos-Flur Gel, Prevident Mouthwash, 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,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Clinpro 5000 N N 3 reviews
4.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

fluoride / potassium nitrate N 2 reviews
3.0

Generic name: fluoride / potassium nitrate topical

Brand name:  Prevident 5000 Sensitive

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers:

fluoride N N 1 review
3.0

Generic name: fluoride systemic

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

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

Fluoridex N N 1 review
3.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Prevident 5000 Sensitive N 2 reviews
3.0

Generic name: fluoride / potassium nitrate topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: side effects

Fluoridex Daily Defense N N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Perio Med N N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Prevident 5000 Plus N N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Pro-Den Rx N N 4 reviews
1.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Acclean Plus N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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ACT Fluoride Rinse N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Altaflor N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: side effects

Biotene N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Colgate Total Whitening Gel N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Darby Topical Fuoride Gel N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Denta 5000 Plus N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Dentagel N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Denti-Care Denti-Pro N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Epiflur N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Flor-Opal Gel N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Fluor-A-Day N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Fluorabon N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Fluoridex Daily Defense Enhanced Whitening N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: fluoride topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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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.
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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