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  • Generic Name: (sodium fluoride/vitamin A/vitamin B1 (thiamine)/vitamin B2 (riboflavin)/vitamin B3 (niacin)/vitamin B6/vitamin B9 (folate)/vitamin B12/vitamin C/vitamin D/vitamin E)
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  • Last Revised: 08/2014
    • What is this medication and its most common uses?

      Multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets are used to help supplement the diet in people who need extra vitamins. Multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets are also used to prevent tooth decay. They are available as chewable tablets.

    • What should I know when beginning and continuing on this medication?

      How does this medication work?

      Multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets provide ten essential vitamins (such as vitamins A, C, and D) and fluoride. Vitamins are natural substances and help your body to grow and function normally. Fluoride works by helping to strengthen teeth.

      What are the beneficial effects of this medication and when should I begin to have results?

      What: Multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets may provide adequate supplementation of vitamins and fluoride to your body.

      When: Everyone responds differently to treatment, so try to be patient and follow your healthcare provider's directions. It is important that you take multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets exactly as your healthcare provider has prescribed.

      How do I know it is working?

      Your healthcare provider may perform tests to ensure adequate vitamin supplementation, including routine dental examinations twice a year.

    • What are the possible side effects of this medication?

      The following is not a full list of side effects. Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your healthcare provider as soon as possible. Only your healthcare provider can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this medication.

      More common side effects may include: rash.

      Less common side effects may include:

      Changes in the appearance of your child's teeth, from barely noticeable white spots to staining and pitting.

    • Who should not take this medication?

      Do not take multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets if you are allergic to them or any of their ingredients.

    • What should I tell my healthcare provider before I take the first dose of this medication?

      Tell your healthcare provider about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets. Also, talk to your healthcare provider about your complete medical history, especially if your child is receiving significant amounts of fluoride from other sources (such as medications or swallowed toothpaste).

    • What is the usual dosage?

      The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your healthcare provider uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your healthcare provider may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your healthcare provider's approval.

      Children 4-16 years: The usual dose is one tablet once a day, or as directed by your healthcare provider.

    • How should I take this medication?

      Take multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Do not change your dose or stop taking them without first talking to your healthcare provider.

      Multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets are meant to be chewed. Do not swallow the tablets whole.

      In addition to taking multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets, teeth brushing and good oral hygiene are important as well.

    • What should I avoid while taking this medication?

      Do not give multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets to young children who may be at risk of choking.

    • What are the possible food and drug interactions associated with this medication?

      No significant interactions have been reported with multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets at this time. However, always tell your healthcare provider about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

    • May I receive this medication if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

      The effects of multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your healthcare provider immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

    • What should I do if I miss a dose of this medication?

      If you miss a dose of multi-vitamin with fluoride tablets, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

    • How should I store this medication?

      Store at room temperature.

    • Who should I contact in case of emergency or overdose?
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      In the event of a medical emergency call your doctor or 9-1-1 immediately. In the event of overdose, call your doctor or poison control for further instructions.
      National Poison Control#: Call 1-800-222-1222

      This PDR+ drug information has been developed by the Physicians’ Desk Reference Network (PDRN), a source of medication information trusted by doctors for over 65 years.

      This monograph summarizes the most important information about your medication and does not cover all the information you may need. If you have any questions or concerns or want to learn more about your medication, ask your healthcare provider; he/she will be able to provide answers to your questions. This medication should only be used by the patient for whom it was prescribed and should not be shared with other people.
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