Medications


Stannous Fluoride Mouthwash 1.64%

Uses

Instructions

Carefully follow instructions for mixing the medicine with water before use.

Before using this medicine, brush your teeth with your usual toothpaste and rinse.

Measure the dose of liquid medicine carefully. Use the measuring device that come with the medicine. If you do not have one, please ask your pharmacist for help.

After brushing your teeth, swish 15 mL of the mixed medicine around in your mouth for 1 minute, and then spit it out. Repeat with the other half of the mixed medicine. Do not eat, drink or rinse with anything else for at least 30 minutes.

It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

Keep the medicine away from heat and light.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

Visit your dentist regularly. Proper care of your teeth is very important while taking this medicine. Brush your teeth and floss regularly.

It is very important that you keep all dental exam appointments while on this medicine.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.

Side Effects

If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.

  • color changes or pitting of the teeth

A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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