Generic Name: vitamin a palmitate, ascorbic acid, cholecalciferol, .alpha.-tocopherol acetate, d-, thiamine hydrochloride, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, cyanocobalamin, ferric pyrophosphate, ferrous cysteine glycinate and sodium fluoride
Dosage Form: oral liquid
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Serving Size 1.0 mL (Mark on Dropper)
|Amount Per 1 mL||% Daily Value|
|Infants||Children Under Age 4 Years|
|Vitamin A 1500 IU||100%||60%|
|Vitamin C 35 mg||100%||88%|
|Vitamin D 400 IU||100%||100%|
|Vitamin E 7.5 IU||150%||75%|
|Thiamin 0.5 mg||100%||71%|
|Riboflavin 0.6 mg||100%||75%|
|Niacin 8 mg||100%||89%|
|Vitamin B6 0.4 mg||100%||57%|
|Vitamin B12 0.9 mcg||45%||30%|
|Iron 6 mg||40%||60%|
|Fluoride 0.25 mg||*|
Active ingredient for caries prophylaxis:
Each 1 mL contains 0.25 mg fluoride as sodium fluoride.
Other ingredients: Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Carrageenan, Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Citric Acid, Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12), D-alpha-tocopheryl acetate (Vitamin E), Ferrous Glycine Cysteinate, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Natural Orange Flavor, Niacin, Potassium Sorbate, Purified Water, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Palmitate, and Sucralose.
Free of Wheat, Egg, Soy, Peanut, Tree nuts, Fish, Shell Fish, and Diary allergens.
Escavite LQ - Clinical Pharmacology
It is well established that fluoridation of the water supply (1ppm fluoride) during the period of tooth development leads to a significant decrease in the incidence of dental caries.
Hydroxyapatite is the principal crystal for all calcified tissue in the human body. The fluoride ion reacts with the hydroxyapatite in the tooth as it is formed to produce the more caries-resistant crystal, fluorapatite. Three stages of fluoride deposition in tooth enamel can be distinguished:1
- Small amounts (reflecting the low levels of fluoride in tissue fluids) are incorporated into the enamel crystals while they are being formed.
- After enamel has been laid down, fluoride deposition continues in the surface enamel. Diffusion of fluoride from the surface inward is apparently restricted.
- After eruption, the surface enamel acquires fluoride from water, food, supplementary fluoride, and smaller amounts from saliva.
Indications and Usage for Escavite LQ
Supplementation of the diet with nine essential vitamins and iron, and supplementation of the diet with fluoride for caries prophylaxis.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children up to age 16, in areas where drinking water contains less than optimal levels of fluoride, receive daily fluoride supplementation.2
Escavite LQ provides fluoride in drop form for infants and young children from 6 months to 3 years of age in areas where the drinking water contains less than 0.3 ppm of fluoride and for children ages 3-6 years in areas where the drinking water contains 0.3 through 0.6 ppm of fluoride.2,3
Each 1.0 ml supplies sodium fluoride (0.25 mg fluoride per 1mL) plus nine essential vitamins and iron.
Escavite LQ supplies significant amounts of vitamins A,C,D,E, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and iron to supplement the diet, and to help assure the deficiencies of these nutrients will not develop. Thus, in a single easy-to-use preparation, infants and children obtain nine essential vitamins and iron, plus fluoride.
As in the case of all medications, keep out of reach of children.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
To report adverse side effects or to obtain product information, contact GM Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-888-535-0305.
The suggested dose should not be exceeded since dental fluorosis may result from continued ingestion of large amounts of fluoride.
When prescribing Escavite LQ with FLUORIDE 0.25 mg and IRON drops:
- Determine the fluoride content of the drinking water from all major sources.
- Make sure the child is not receiving significant amounts of fluoride from other sources such as medications and swallowed toothpaste.
- Periodically check to make sure that the child does not develop significant dental fluorosis.
Escavite LQ with FLUORIDE 0.25 mg and IRON drops should be dispensed in the original plastic container, since contact with glass leads to instability and precipitation. (The amount of sodium fluoride in the 50-mL size is well below the maximum to be dispensed at one time according to recommendations of the American Dental Association.)
Allergic rash and other idiosyncrasies have been rarely reported.
Escavite LQ Dosage and Administration
1 mL daily, or as prescribed. May be dropped directly into mouth with dropper, or mixed with fruit juice, cereal or other food.
Escavite LQ is an orange to dark orange liquid with an orange odor available in 50 mL bottles with accompanying calibrated dropper. 58809-877-50
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F). See USP Controlled Room Temperature. Protect from light and moisture. Close tightly after each use.
Shake Well. Use calibrated dropper
Keep out of reach of children
Occasional deepening of color has no significant effect on vitamin potency.
While taking drops with iron, a slight darkening of the teeth may occur. Brushing will minimize this temporary condition.
After opening, store away from direct light.
Your doctor or dentist is the best source of counsel and guidance in your child's fluoride supplementation.
- Brudevold F, McCann HG. Fluoride and caries control - Mechanism of action. In: Nizel AE, ed. The Science of Nutrition and Its Application in Clinical Dentistry. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 1966;331-347.
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Nutrition: Fluoride Supplementation for Children: Interim Policy Recommendations. AAP News, February 1995, pg 18.
- American Dental Association Council on Dental Therapeutics. New Fluoride Schedule Adopted. ADA News. May 16, 1994;12-14.
GM Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Arlington, TX 76015
Made in Canada
Covered by U.S. Patent No. 7,341,708.
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 50 mL Bottle Label
MULTI-VITAMIN WITH IRON
AND FLUORIDE 0.25 mg
AND FLUORIDE DROPS
Rx 50 mL (1.69 FL. OZ.)
vitamin a palmitate, ascorbic acid, cholecalciferol, .alpha.-tocopherol acetate, d-, thiamine hydrochloride, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, cyanocobalamin, ferric pyrophosphate, ferrous cysteine glycinate, and sodium fluoride liquid
|Labeler - GM PHARMACEUTICALS,INC (793000860)|
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