ACT Fluoride Rinse

Name: ACT Fluoride Rinse

What is the most important information I should know about ACT Fluoride Rinse (fluoride topical)?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Fluoride topical should not be used if the level of fluoride in the drinking water is greater than 0.7 parts per million (ppm).

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may result if you swallow large amounts of fluoride while using it.

Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, drooling, numbness or tingling, loss of feeling anywhere in your body, muscle stiffness, or seizure (convulsions).

What should I avoid while using ACT Fluoride Rinse (fluoride topical)?

Do not swallow fluoride topical. Spit it out after use.

ACT Fluoride Rinse Drug Class

ACT Fluoride Rinse is part of the drug classes:

  • Caries prophylactic agents

  • Fluoride

For the Consumer

Applies to fluoride topical: dental cream, dental gel, dental paste, mouth/throat concentrate, mouth/throat liquid, mouth/throat paste, mouth/throat solution

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to fluoride topical: mucous membrane powder for reconstitution, mucous membrane solution, topical cream, topical gel, topical kit, topical paste, topical solution, topical swab


Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic reactions have been reported.[Ref]


It has been shown that fluoride ion has potential to induce chromosome aberrations in cultured human and animal cells at doses much higher than those to which humans are exposed. In vivo data are conflicting.[Ref]

Some side effects of ACT Fluoride Rinse may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.