Mentadent Advanced Breath Freshening Side Effects
Generic Name: fluoride topical
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of fluoride topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Mentadent Advanced Breath Freshening.
For the Consumer
Applies to fluoride topical: cream, gel, paste
When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with sodium fluoride cream. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking fluoride topical (the active ingredient contained in Mentadent Advanced Breath Freshening)
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to fluoride topical: mucous membrane powder for reconstitution, mucous membrane solution, topical cream, topical gel, topical kit, topical paste, topical solution, topical swab
Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic reactions have been reported.[Ref]
It has been shown that fluoride ion has potential to induce chromosome aberrations in cultured human and animal cells at doses much higher than those to which humans are exposed. In vivo data are conflicting.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Fluoridex (fluoride topical)." Discus Dental, Culver City, CA.
Not all side effects for Mentadent Advanced Breath Freshening may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.