COLGATE DURAPHAT RINSE
Colgate Duraphat Rinse® is used for the prevention of dental caries (tooth decay). This mouth
wash contains fluoride as sodium salt, which belongs to a group of medicines called caries
preventing agents. Fluoride works in three ways.
No Fluoride + Fluoride
Sodium Fluoride Ph. Eur. 0.2% w/w
• An aid in the prevention of
• Clinically proven to treat early
decay and prevent cavities
• Mint Flavour
of early decay.
Do not use if you are allergic to sodium fluoride or any of the other ingredients. Do not use
under 6 years of age. Do not swallow. This mouth wash contains Benzoic Acid and Sodium
Benzoate, that are mildly irritant to the skin, eyes and mucous membrane.
Directions for use: Rinse once weekly with 5-10 ml (1-2 teaspoonfuls) around and between
the teeth for one minute and spit out. Do not swallow. Avoid drinking, eating or rinsing mouth
for 15 minutes after use. Do not exceed the stated dose. Excess dosage may cause nausea
and, in children under 12, dental fluorosis (discolouration of the teeth). If you have any further
questions on the use of this product, ask your dentist or pharmacist. You should not suffer any
side effects if used correctly, however if you notice anything unusual contact your dentist or
pharmacist. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use after the expiry date.
Active Substance: 0.2% w/w Sodium Fluoride Ph. Eur. 1 ml Colgate Duraphat Rinse®
contains 0.90 mg fluoride.
Other ingredients: Sodium Saccharin, Glycerol, Benzoic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Pluronic
F108, Purified Water, Ethyl Alcohol 4.96%, Flavour, E133.
Colgate Duraphat Rinse® is a mint flavoured mouth wash. This bottle contains 150 ml.
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Colgate-Palmolive (UK) Ltd - Guildford Business Park Middleton Road - Guildford - Surrey - GU2 8JZ
Manufacturer: Thépenier Pharma Industrie Route d'Alençon - Saint-Langis-les-Mortagne F-61400 Mortagne - FRANCE
Last revised November 2007
PL 00049/0019 GSL 50130-04
2. Prevents mineral
loss caused by
of plaque acids.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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