Menthol

Menthol is either derived naturally from peppermint or other mint oils or synthetically manufactured. When used as an active ingredient in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, menthol has a number of different uses. Depending on the dose and form, menthol can be used to relieve coughs; help control plaque or kill bacteria that can contribute to the […]

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Fluoride

Fluoride is an anti-cavity active ingredient available in over-the-counter (OTC) products that help prevent tooth decay and cavities (also known as caries), such as toothpastes, mouthwashes, and rinses. The most commonly used types of fluoride are sodium fluoride, sodium monofluorophosphate, and stannous fluoride. Fluoride can be the only active ingredient in an anti-cavity medicine or […]

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