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Fluor-a-Day Dosage

Generic name: Sodium fluoride 0.25mg, Xylitol 236.79mg
Dosage form: tablet, chewable: oral drops

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Dissolve in the mouth or chew before swallowing, preferably at bedtime after brushing teeth. Drops should be administered in juice or water. See schedule below to determine dosage.

Fluoride Ion Level In Drinking Water (ppm)*
Age Less than 0.3ppm 0.3-0.6 ppm Greater than 0.6 ppm
*
0.1 part per million (ppm) = 1 milligram/liter (mg/L)
2.2 mg sodium fluoride contains 1 mg fluoride ion
Birth-6 months None None None
6 months-3 years 0.25 mg/day None None
3-6 years 0.50 mg/day 0.25 mg/day None
6-16 years 1.0 mg/day 0.50 mg/day None

Dosing schedule approved by the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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