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Composition for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

Sodium Fluoride(1% w/v),Procaine(2% w/v)

food interaction for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

alcohol interaction for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

pregnancy interaction for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

lactation interaction for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Florocid 1%w/v/2%w/v injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Sodium Fluoride(1% w/v)


Sodium fluoride is used as a mineral supplement for preventing tooth decay (dental caries) and maintaining strong teeth especially in areas where amount of fluoride in the drinking water supply is too low.

How it works

Sodium fluoride belongs to class of medications called as mineral supplements.  It is an inorganic salt of fluoride that works by strengthening the teeth and reducing the effects of acid and bacteria on the teeth thereby making the teeth resistant to decay. 

Common side effects

Acute toxicity, Cough, Eye pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Rash, Skin rash, Skin redness, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Procaine(2% w/v)


Procaine is used for inducing local anaesthesia (loss of sensation) during surgical operations, dental procedures or other such medical procedures.

How it works

Procaine belongs to a class of medication called local anaesthetics. It works by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses and hence there is no sensation of pain while any procedures are done including surgical, medical and dental.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Hives, Shortness of breath, Anxiety, Heart rate irregular, Bradycardia, Chest pain, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Injection site numbness, Injection site pain, Nausea, Restlessness, Throat tightness, Convulsion, Trembling, Vomiting


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Expert advice for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

  • Do not use sodium fluoride in areas where drinking water has a fluoride content greater than 0.6 parts per million (ppm).
  • Do not use sodium fluoride in children less than 6 months old and exercise caution in children < 6 years.
  • Do not consume any dairy products 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking sodium fluoride.
  • Do not take antacids consisting aluminum, calcium and magnesium for few hours after you take sodium fluoride.
  • Inform your dentist if you or your child’s teeth develop stains or spots, as these may be signs of dental fluorosis.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience rash, hives, itching, difficulty in breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to sodium fluoride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to Infants less then 6 months.

Frequently asked questions for FLOROCID 1%W/V/2%W/V INJECTION

Sodium Fluoride

Q. Is sodium fluoride in toothpaste bad for you?
No, Sodium fluoride toothpaste is used to prevent cavities and make the teeth resistant to decay. It should be used once daily or as per the advice given by your doctor.

Q. Does sodium fluoride cause canker sores?
No, Canker sores are caused by citric or acidic foods and health conditions such as deficiency in Vitamin B12, folic acid, iron or impaired immune system.


Q. Is procaine acidic or basic?
Procaine is an amino ester which is broken down to para amino benzoic acid by enzymes in the body.

Q. Is it an amide or ester?
Procaine is an amino ester which is broken down to para amino benzoic acid by enzymes in the body.

Q. Is it an alkaloid?
Procaine is an amino ester which is broken down to para amino benzoic acid by enzymes in the body.
Q. Is procaine safe?
Procaine is safe when it is administered by a doctor at a dose and for a usage prescribed by the doctor.
Q. How does procaine prevent pain?
Procaine blocks nerve impulses and thus prevents pain sensation.


Content on this page was last updated on 31 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)