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Acidul Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 5/20/2016

Acidul (sodium fluoride) Chewable is fluoride tablets used as a dental cavity preventive in pediatric patients in areas where the drinking water fluoride level does not exceed 0.6 ppm F. Acidul is available in generic form. Side effects of Acidul are uncommon but may include:

  • allergic rash or
  • hives

Dose of Acidul ranges from 0.25 mg to 1 mg, depending on the child's age, and the amount of fluoride in their drinking water. Acidul may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements your child uses. This medication is intended for children age 6 months to 16 years and is unlikely to be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding; consult your doctor.

Our Acidul (sodium fluoride) Chewable Tablets Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Acidul FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


Allergic rash and other idiosyncrasies have been rarely reported.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Acidul (Fluoride)

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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