Tag: Fluoride Supplements
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Email Exchange with FDA re: Fluoride Supplements
Email exchange regarding FDA’s reasons for not approving fluoride supplements.
Kelly seeks ban on fluoride supplement
Fluoride supplements designed to prevent tooth decay in children should be taken off the market until they are proven safe and effective, an Essex County legislator said yesterday.
Fluoride supplements (drops, tablets, and lozenges) were introduced in the 1950s as a substitute for fluoridated water for children living in unfluoridated communities. Unlike dietary supplements, fluoride supplements cannot be purchased over the counter, but require a prescription from a dentist or a doctor. Further, unlike most other prescription drugs, however, fluoride supplements have never […]
Another Fluoride Fatality: A Physician’s Dilemma
Why do physicians fail to correctly evaluate the toxicity of fluoride? Most textbooks rely on the now outdated views of Smith and Hodge who 25 years ago designated 5 to 10 g of fluoride the fatal toxic dose.
Prenatal and postnatal ingestion of fluorides – A progress report.
The cases described indicate that certain patients react unfavorably to fluoride therapy. Whether the fluorine acts as an allergen after short term use or whether the fluorine acts as an intoxicant after many months of use, is unknown and should be determined.
Allergy to Fluoride
Six children and one adult exhibited various allergic reactions after the use of toothpaste and vitaimin preparations containing fluoride. The following conditions were encountered: Urticaria, exfoliative dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, stomatitis, gastro-intestinal and respiratory allergy.
Physician’s Desk Reference: Fluoride Hypersensitivity
The following are excerpts from various editions of the Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR). “In hypersensitive individuals, fluorides occasionally cause skin eruptions such as atopic dermatitis, eczema or urticaria. Gastric distress, headache and weakness have also been reported. These hypersensitivity reactions usually disappear promptly after discontinuation of the fluoride. In rare cases, a delay in the […]