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Luride Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Fluoride helps prevent cavities in three ways by increasing the teeth's resistance to dissolving on contact with acid, by strengthening teeth, and by slowing down the growth of mouth bacteria.

Luride Dosage

  • For Children 6 Months to 3 Years of Age, the usual starting dose is 1 quarter-strength (0.25 milligram) tablet or half a dropperful of liquid
  • For children 3 to 6 Years of Age, then usual starting dose is 1 half-strength (0.5 milligram) tablet or 1 dropperful of liquid.

Uses of Luride

  • Luride is used to supplement water with low fluoride content.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Luride

Before taken Luride medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Luride. Side effects may include:

  • Allergic rash or some other unexpected effect

Warnings and precautions before taking Luride:

  • You should not give full-strength tablets to children under the age of 6.
  • You should not give the half-strength tablets to children under 3, or to children under 6 when your drinking water fluoride content is 0.3 parts per million or more.
  • You should not give the quarter-strength tablets to children under 6 months, or to children under 3 years when fluoride content is 0.3 parts per million or more.

Drug Interaction :-

You should avoid giving your child Luride with dairy products. The calcium in dairy products may interact with the fluoride to create calcium fluoride, which the body cannot absorb well.


After taken Luride if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Luride overdose include:

  • Mouth and a sore tongue
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Salivation
  • Pain
  • Vomiting

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