Label: SENSODYNE- potassium nitrate and sodium fluoride paste

  • NDC Code(s): 0135-0550-04, 0135-0551-04
  • Packager: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Updated March 14, 2022

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  • Active ingredients

    Potassium nitrate 5%

    Sodium fluoride 0.24% (0.15% w/v fluoride ion)

  • Purpose

    Antihypersensitivity

    Anticavity

  • Uses

    builds increasing protection against painful sensitivity of the teeth to cold, heat, acids, sweets, or contact.
    aids in the prevention of dental cavities.
  • Warnings

    Stop use and ask a dentist if

    the problem persists or worsens. Sensitive teeth may indicate a serious problem that may need prompt care by a dentist.
    pain/sensitivity still persists after 4 weeks of use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If more than used for brushing is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    adults and children 12 years of age and older:
    apply at least a 1-inch strip of the product onto a soft bristle toothbrush.
    brush teeth thoroughly for at least 1 minute twice a day (morning and evening), and not more than 3 times a day, or as recommended by a dentist or doctor. Make sure to brush all sensitive areas of the teeth. Minimize swallowing. Spit out after brushing.
    children under 12 years of age: Consult a dentist or doctor.
  • Other information

    store below 30°C (86°F)
  • Inactive ingredients

    water, hydrated silica, sorbitol, glycerin, pentasodium triphosphate, PEG-8, flavor, titanium dioxide, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, xanthan gum, sodium hydroxide, sodium saccharin, sucralose

  • Questions or comments?

    1-866-844-2797

  • Additional Information (Full Protection)

    ALWAYS FOLLOW THE LABEL

    What are sensitive teeth?

    Lots of people hove sensitive teeth. When enamel is worn away (through eating everyday acidic food or drinks) or gums recede, the dentin underneath becomes exposed. This can lead to tooth sensitivity, for example, with cold and hot food and drinks.

    What does Sensodyne do?

    Sensodyne provides daily care for sensitive teeth* plus all the benefits you would expect from a daily

    fluoride toothpaste - strong teeth and freshness.

    *with twice daily brushing.

    Exposed Dentin

    24/7 Sensitivity Protection*

    + Strong & Healthy Teeth

    Use Sensodyne Full Protection

    + Whitening twice daily:

    Long lasting sensitivity protection* every day
    Contains fluoride to protect against cavities

    Trademarks are owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.

    ©2020 GSK group of companies or its licensor.

    Distributed by:

    GSK Consumer Healthcare

    Warren, NJ 07059

  • Additional Information (Tartar Control)

    Use Sensodyne Tartar Control

    + Whitening twice daily:

    Long lasting sensitivity protection* every day
    Contains fluoride to protect against cavities
  • Principal Display Panel

    NDC 0135-0550-04

    #1 DENTIST RECOMMENDED BRAND

    SENSODYNE

    TOOTHPASTE FOR SENSITIVE TEETH AND CAVITY PREVENTION

    24/7 SENSITIVITY PROTECTION* + Strong & Healthy Teeth

    Full Protection + Whitening

    NET WT 4.0 OZ (113 g)

    62000000053366

    Sensodyne Full Protection 4.0 oz(113 g)
  • Principal Display Panel

    NDC 0135-0551-04

    #1 DENTIST RECOMMENDED BRAND

    SENSODYNE

    TOOTHPASTE FOR SENSITIVE TEETH AND CAVITY PREVENTION

    24/7 SENSITIVITY PROTECTION* + Strong & Healthy Teeth

    Tartar Control + Whitening

    NET WT 4.0 OZ (113 g)

    62000000053367

    Sensodyne Tartar Control 4.0 oz(113 g)
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENSODYNE 
    potassium nitrate and sodium fluoride paste
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0550
    Route of AdministrationDENTAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    POTASSIUM NITRATE (UNII: RU45X2JN0Z) (NITRATE ION - UNII:T93E9Y2844) POTASSIUM NITRATE50 mg  in 1 g
    SODIUM FLUORIDE (UNII: 8ZYQ1474W7) (FLUORIDE ION - UNII:Q80VPU408O) FLUORIDE ION1.1 mg  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    HYDRATED SILICA (UNII: Y6O7T4G8P9)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    SODIUM TRIPOLYPHOSPHATE ANHYDROUS (UNII: 9SW4PFD2FZ)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (UNII: 5OCF3O11KX)  
    SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (UNII: JVL98CG53G)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    SACCHARIN SODIUM (UNII: SB8ZUX40TY)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorWHITEScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorMINTImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0135-0550-041 in 1 CARTON02/17/2004
    1113 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart35602/17/2004
    SENSODYNE 
    potassium nitrate and sodium fluoride paste
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0551
    Route of AdministrationDENTAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    POTASSIUM NITRATE (UNII: RU45X2JN0Z) (NITRATE ION - UNII:T93E9Y2844) POTASSIUM NITRATE50 mg  in 1 g
    SODIUM FLUORIDE (UNII: 8ZYQ1474W7) (FLUORIDE ION - UNII:Q80VPU408O) FLUORIDE ION1.1 mg  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    HYDRATED SILICA (UNII: Y6O7T4G8P9)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    SODIUM TRIPOLYPHOSPHATE ANHYDROUS (UNII: 9SW4PFD2FZ)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (UNII: 5OCF3O11KX)  
    SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (UNII: JVL98CG53G)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    SACCHARIN SODIUM (UNII: SB8ZUX40TY)  
    SUCRALOSE (UNII: 96K6UQ3ZD4)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorWHITEScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorMINTImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0135-0551-041 in 1 CARTON01/02/2002
    1113 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart35601/02/2002
    Labeler - GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC (079944263)