Many patients are at an increased risk of getting tooth decay. For example, if you have had a recent filling, wear braces, or use certain medicines that dry out your mouth, you are at increased risk for getting a cavity. Ask your dentist if he or she thinks you would benefit from Clinpro 5000 toothpaste.
Clinpro 5000 toothpaste contains 5000 parts per million of fluoride, more than 4 times the fluoride found in over-the-counter toothpastes. This extra fluoride provides extra protection to the teeth.
The tri-calcium phosphate in Clinpro 5000 toothpaste is unique; it is coated to release the calcium and phosphate when you brush your teeth. The calcium and phosphate in Clinpro 5000 toothpaste replace the calcium and phosphate normally found in teeth and saliva, keeping the teeth healthy.
Clinpro 5000 toothpaste contains 5000 parts per million of fluoride, more than 4 times the amount of fluoride found in over-the-counter toothpastes. This high level of fluoride makes Clinpro 5000 toothpaste a regulated medication that is only available through a licensed dentist or doctor. You will not find Clinpro 5000 toothpaste in the toothpaste aisle of your drugstore.
You can use Clinpro 5000 toothpaste in place of your regular toothpaste for the time needed to prevent tooth decay.
As with all sodium fluoride toothpastes, adults should avoid rinsing for 30 minutes after brushing with Clinpro 5000 toothpaste. This keeps the high level of fluoride on your teeth for the best results. Children between the ages of 6-16 years old should brush, spit, and rinse when using Clinpro 5000 toothpaste.
Please check with your dentist and doctor before using the product if you are pregnant.
Some patients may be allergic to fluoride or other ingredients in the toothpaste.
Patients should not use more than a pea-sized amount of Clinpro 5000 toothpaste with each brushing. Swallowing too much Clinpro 5000 toothpaste may result in stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
These highlights do not include all the information needed to use 3M™ ESPE™ Clinpro™ 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste.
3M™ ESPE™ Clinpro™ 5000 1.1% Sodium Fluoride Anti-Cavity Toothpaste for oral use
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste is indicated for use as part of a professional program for the prevention and control of dental caries. (1)
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
- Use once daily in place of conventional toothpaste unless instructed otherwise by a physician or dentist. (2)
- Apply a thin ribbon or pea-sized amount of Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste using a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush teeth for at least two minutes. (2)
- After brushing adults should expectorate. Children 6 to 16 years of age should expectorate and rinse mouth thoroughly with water. (2)
DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
White toothpaste containing 1.1% sodium fluoride (3)
Do not use in children under 6 years of age unless recommended by a dentist or physician. (4)
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- Do not swallow. (5)
- Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. (5)
- Repeated ingestion of high levels of fluoride may cause dental fluorosis. (5)
Allergic reactions and other idiosyncrasies have been rarely reported. (6)
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact 3M ESPE Dental Products Division at 1-800-634-2249 or www.3MESPE.com, or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*
- 1INDICATIONS AND USAGE
- 2DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
- 3DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
- 5WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- 6ADVERSE REACTIONS
- 8USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
- 8.2Nursing Mothers
- 8.3Pediatric Use
- 8.4Geriatric Use
- 12CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
- 16HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING
* Sections or subsections omitted from the full prescribing information are not listed.
FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
1INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste is indicated for use as part of a professional program for the prevention and control of dental caries.
2DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
- Use once daily in place of conventional toothpaste unless instructed otherwise by a physician or dentist.
- Apply a thin ribbon or pea-sized amount of Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste using a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush teeth for at least two minutes.
- After brushing adults should expectorate. Children 6 to 16 years of age should expectorate and rinse mouth thoroughly with water.
- Follow these instructions or use as directed by a dental professional.
3DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
White toothpaste containing 1.1% sodium fluoride
Do not use in children under 6 years of age unless recommended by a dentist or physician.
5WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- DO NOT SWALLOW. If more than a pea-sized amount of Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste is swallowed, contact a medical or dental professional or a poison control center.
- Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age.
- Repeated ingestion of high levels of fluoride may cause dental fluorosis. For this reason, use in children with developing dentition requires special supervision to prevent swallowing. Prescribing dentists and physicians should consider risk of fluorosis when prescribing for use in children less than 6 years of age.
Allergic reactions and other idiosyncrasies have been rarely reported.
8USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
Fluoride crosses the placenta in women and has been measured in cord blood, amniotic fluid, and serum of newborn children, but without a consistent correlation to maternal serum fluoride levels.1,2 There are no data to indicate an increased susceptibility to fluorosis during pregnancy. Developmental studies were conducted by the National Toxicology Program, with sodium fluoride administered in the drinking water to pregnant rats and rabbits. No developmental toxicity was observed, even at doses that caused maternal toxicity. The No Adverse Effect Levels were about 29 mg/kg-day and 27 mg/kg-day for rabbits and rats, respectively.3 There is no conclusive evidence of fluoride developmental effects in humans.1,2
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) established a Fluoride Upper Limit of 10 mg/day for pregnant women.2
Prescribing physicians and dentists should consider total fluoride exposure (dental care plus food, water and other sources) when prescribing the product for use in pregnant women or women who may become pregnant.
- 8.3Nursing Mothers
An extremely small proportion of fluoride in drinking water is transferred to breast milk. The IOM established a Fluoride Upper Limit of 10 mg/day for nursing women.2 Prescribing physicians and dentists should consider total fluoride exposure (dental care plus food, water and other sources) when prescribing the product for use in women who are nursing.
- 8.4Pediatric Use
The primary adverse effects of fluoride are fluorosis of dental enamel and of the skeleton; these effects occur at exposures below those associated with other adverse health effects. The population most at risk for dental fluorosis is children during the period of tooth formation, i.e., from birth to 8 years of age. For this population, the IOM established Fluoride Upper Limits of intake based on the risk of dental fluorosis. In populations with permanent dentition, skeletal fluorosis is the greatest risk from excessive fluoride. For this population the IOM established Fluoride Upper Limits based on the risk of skeletal fluorosis.2
||IOM Fluoride Upper Limit
|Infants 0-6 months old
|Infants 7-12 months old
|Children 1-3 years old
|Children 4-8 years old
|Children > 8 years old
Prescribing physicians and dentists should consider total fluoride exposure (dental care plus food, water and other sources) when prescribing the product for use in children.
- 8.5Geriatric Use
No studies of Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste have been conducted to determine whether subjects aged 65 and over respond differently from younger subjects.
Ingestion of large amounts of fluoride may result in abdominal pain, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. These symptoms may occur at overdosages of 5 mg/kg of body weight. Fluoride doses of 16 mg/kg have been fatal.
|Treatment Recommendations for Overdose of Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste4
|Ingested fluoride dose
||Amount for 10 kg (22 pound) child*
||Recommended action to take
|Less than 5 mg/kg
||This equals less than ½ ounce (or less than 3 teaspoons).
||Do not induce vomiting. Give 1-2 glasses of milk and observe for symptoms of stomach upset. If symptoms persist more than a few hours, seek medical attention or contact a poison control center.
|5 mg/kg or more
||This equals about ½ ounce (about 1 tablespoon) or more.
||Do not induce vomiting. Give 1-2 glasses of milk and seek medical attention or contact a poison control center.
||This equals 1 ounce or ¼ of the tube.
||Seek immediate medical attention. Do not induce vomiting. Give 1-2 glasses of milk.
*The amount to reach the fluoride dose will be proportionately larger with older children and adults.
A thin ribbon or pea-sized amount of Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste weighs approximately 0.3 g and contains approximately 1.5 mg of fluoride ion. A 4 oz. tube contains 564 mg of fluoride ion.
Clinpro 5000 1.1% Sodium Fluoride Anti-Cavity Toothpaste is a self-applied fluoride dentifrice for the prevention of dental caries. Each gram contains 5 mg of fluoride ion in a neutral pH base, consisting of water, sorbitol, hydrated silica, glycerin, polyethylene-polypropylene glycol, flavor, polyethylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, carboxymethyl cellulose, sodium saccharin and tri-calcium phosphate.
Clinpro 5000 1.1% Sodium Fluoride Anti-Cavity Toothpaste aids in the prevention of tooth decay. Fluoride delivered from Clinpro 5000 inhibits the demineralization of sound teeth and enhances the remineralization (i.e., repair) of demineralized teeth. During tooth brushing, fluoride is taken up by teeth and dental plaque. Fluoride is taken up with calcium and phosphate by demineralized teeth resulting in an improved tooth structure that contains more fluoride and less carbonate than naturally occurring tooth structure and is more resistant to acid challenge. Additionally, calcium fluoride is formed on the crystal structure of teeth. As the pH of the mouth drops, fluoride is released from calcium fluoride and aids in the remineralization of teeth. Fluoride taken up into plaque alters the activity of cariogenic bacteria. Fluoride inhibits the process by which cariogenic bacteria metabolize carbohydrates resulting in less acid and adhesive polysaccharide production by the bacteria.
- National Research Council. Fluoride in drinking water: A scientific review of EPA’s standards. National Academies Press 2006.
- IOM. Dietary Reference Intakes: The essential guide to nutrient requirements. National Academies Press 2006.
- Heindel JJ, et al. Developmental toxicity evaluation of sodium fluoride administered to rats and rabbits in drinking water. Fundam Appl Toxicol 1996;30(2):162-177.
- Poisindex. Toxicologic Management – Fluoride. Thomson Micromedex.
16HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING
Clinpro 5000 Anti-Cavity Toothpaste is supplied as a white dentifrice paste in a 4 oz. (113 gm) plastic tube (NDC 48878-3120-4 Vanilla Mint Flavor; NDC 48878-3130-4 Spearmint Flavor; NDC 48878-3140-4 Bubble Gum Flavor).
This product is designed to be stored and used at room temperature. Do not freeze or expose to extreme heat. See outer package for expiration date.
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Revision date: 01/11/2012
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