Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride dental gel
- Generic Name: Fluoride
- Brand Names: 60 Second, APF, Carles 60 Second APF, Dental Resources APF, Fluorident, Minute-Gel, Nupro APF Gel, Perfect Choice One Minute APF, Quik-Set, Topex 00:60 Second APF
- Drug Class: Mouth Preparations W/fluoride
- Strengths: 0.044%, 0.31%, 1.2%, 1.23%, 1.24%, 1.64%
- Prescription Required
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
ACIDULATED PHOSPHATE FLUORIDE (uh SIJ uh ley tid FOS fate FLOOR ide) provides sodium fluoride. This is a mineral that strengthens tooth enamel and prevents tooth decay. Do not use this medicine unless your dentist recommends it for you. Ask your dentist for advice, especially if you move to a new area where the amount of fluoride in the water may be different.
This mineral may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.