acidulated phosphate fluoridemedical dictionary

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Phosphoric acid, mixt. With sodium fluoride (naf). A sodium fluoride solution, paste or powder, which has been acidulated to pH 3 to 4 and buffered with a phosphate. It is used in the prevention of dental caries.

Pharmacological action: fluorides, topical.

Chemical name: Phosphoric acid, mixt. With sodium fluoride (NaF)

(12 Dec 1998)

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