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Poly-Vi-Flor Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is multivitamin with fluoride (Poly-Vi-Flor)?
- What are the possible side effects of multivitamin with fluoride?
- What is the most important information I should know about multivitamin with fluoride?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking multivitamin with fluoride?
- How should I take multivitamin with fluoride?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while taking multivitamin with fluoride?
- What other drugs will affect multivitamin with fluoride?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, drooling, numbness or tingling, muscle stiffness, or seizures (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking multivitamin with fluoride?
Avoid taking any other multivitamin product within 2 hours before or after you take multivitamin with fluoride. Taking similar vitamin products together at the same time can result in a vitamin overdose or serious side effects.
Be sure that a child using this medicine is not taking in extra amounts of fluoride by swallowing toothpaste, or drinking water from sources that contain adequate levels of fluoride.
Do not take this medication with milk, other dairy products, calcium supplements, or antacids that contain calcium. Calcium may cause your body to absorb less of the multivitamin with fluoride.
What other drugs will affect multivitamin with fluoride?
There may be other drugs that can affect multivitamin with fluoride. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about multivitamin with fluoride.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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