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Otoflour Tablet

Manufactured byBELL PHARMA PVT. LTD
Description

Otoflour Tablet is used for the prevention of dental cavities or dental decay in adults and children. It is also used to treat and prevent dental hypersensitivity.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Otoflour Tablet

  • Staining of tooth
  • Itching or rash
  • Stomach upset
  • Gum irritation
  • Excessive salivation

Uses of Otoflour Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Prevention of dental caries
  • Dental hypersensitivity
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual, strength, and form of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the individual, strength, and form of administration.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to Sodium fluoride or any other ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.
General warnings

Fluoride toxicity

Continuous intake of Otoflour Tablet may lead to fluoride toxicity, especially in children. Otoflour Tablet is not recommended for use if the fluoride content of drinking water is ≥ 0.7 ppm.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Discoloration of teeth

Use of Otoflour Tablet may cause discoloration of teeth.

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe Otoflour Tablet for indications other than those stated above in certain specific circumstances. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor in such cases.

Other medicines

Otoflour Tablet may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before using Otoflour Tablet.

Missed Dose

Tablet: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Toothpaste/Mouth wash/Mouth paint: Use/apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Tablet: Follow all the instructions given by your doctor and take Otoflour Tablet exactly as advised. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Toothpaste/Mouth wash/Mouth paint: Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop using this medicine without consulting the doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Otoflour Tablet makes the teeth stronger and resistant to tooth decay due to acid attacks.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Oral Rinses, Minerals and electrolytes

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09325

Fluoritop Mouthrinse - Sodium Fluoride Mouthwash [Internet]. ICPA Health Products Ltd. 2019 [cited 8 March 2019]. Available from:

https://www.icpahealth.com/product/fluoritop-mouthrinse/

DailyMed - Acclean - sodium flouride gel, dentifrice [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 31 December 2018]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=fd7602a5-8cd9-447e-92f0-e399276f4dd4

Fluoritop SR Varnish - Sodium Fluoride for Dental Hypersensitivity [Internet]. ICPA Health Products Ltd. 2019 [cited 8 March 2019]. Available from:

https://www.icpahealth.com/product/fluoritop-sr-varnish/
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