Strontium Chloride

Description

Strontium Chloride is used for the prevention and treatment of dental cavities or dental decay and gum inflammation. It is also used to treat and prevent dental hypersensitivity.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Strontium Chloride

  • Staining of tooth
  • Itching or rash
  • Peeling of skin
  • Gum irritation
  • Excessive salivation

Uses of Strontium Chloride

What is it prescribed for?

  • Dental hypersensitivity
  • Dental Caries
  • Gum inflammation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for Strontium Chloride to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which Strontium Chloride remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Strontium Chloride is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using Strontium Chloride.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    Strontium Chloride is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using Strontium Chloride.

Allergy

Strontium Chloride is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to strontium chloride or any another inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Strontium Chloride is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using Strontium Chloride.

Breast-feeding

Strontium Chloride is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using Strontium Chloride.
General warnings

Other medicines

Strontium Chloride 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 Strontium Chloride.

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe Strontium Chloride 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.

Discoloration of teeth

Use of Strontium Chloride may cause discoloration of teeth.

Missed Dose

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.
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.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Strontium Chloride reduces pain associated with sensitive teeth and makes the teeth stronger and resistant to tooth decay due to acid attacks.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Mouth and throat products

Schedule

OTC

Thermoseal Repair Maintenance Toothpaste for Daily Wear & Tear [Internet]. ICPA Health Products Ltd. 2019 [cited 13 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.icpahealth.com/product/thermoseal-repair-50gm/

Strontium chloride - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 13 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB13987

Strontium;chloride [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 13 September 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/strontium_chloride

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Information on this page was last updated on 13 Sep 2019

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