Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral)


Questions

Poly vitamin drops with fluoride and iron


Hi My grandson (12mos.) began recently taking these vitamins (poly vitamon drops & flouride supplement drops with iron .25mg) His teeth are now beginning to turn gray. Could this be a side effect of the vitamin? Thankyou
by kathy in usa, 03/02/2006

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral)

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) Medication Classification

MULTIVITAMINS AND FLUORIDE (By mouth)

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) Brandname

Poly-Vi-Flor, Calcibon, Polyvitamin w/Fluoride, Vi-Daylin/F

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Multivitamins are given to patients who need more vitamins in their diet. Fluoride helps prevent cavities.

When To Not Use Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to fluoride or other vitamins and minerals.

How Should You Use Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral)

Chewable Tablet, Liquid

  • Take this medicine exactly as your doctor ordered.
  • To use the oral liquid, Squeeze the right number of drops directly into the mouth using the dropper. Or you can mix the drops with food or juice.
  • Chew the chewable tablets before swallowing. Take the medicine at bedtime after brushing your teeth.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) Storage

Store Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • You should not use calcium supplements or eat foods rich in calcium (like milk, cheese, or yogurt) within 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking this medicine.

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • You should not use this medicine more often or take more of it than your doctor prescribed.
  • Too much fluoride can cause white patches or yellow or brown spots on the teeth. If this happens, stop taking the medicine and call your doctor.

Poly-Vi-Flor (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe nausea or vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Painful or aching bones
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • White, brown, or black spots on the teeth
  • Constipation