"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not "generally recognized as safe" for use in food. "...
When prescribing VI-FLOR™ products:
1. Determine the fluoride content of the drinking water from all major sources.
2. Make sure the child is not receiving significant amounts of fluoride from other sources such as medications and swallowed toothpaste.
3. Periodically check to make sure that the child does not develop significant dental fluorosis.
POLY-VI-FLOR (multivitamin, iron and fluoride) 0.25 mg with Iron drops should be dispensed in the original plastic container, since contact with glass leads to instability and precipitation. (The amount of sodium fluoride in the 50 mL size is well below the maximum to be dispensed at one time according to recommendations of the American Dental Association.)
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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