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List of Sensodyne Adverse Effects reported to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Anxiety, Arthralgia, Cardiac Disorder, Chest Discomfort, Conduction Disorder, Dyspnoea, Exercise Tolerance Decreased, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia (5049491-6)
on Jun 13, 2006 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: anxiety, arthralgia, cardiac disorder, chest discomfort, conduction disorder, dyspnoea, exercise tolerance decreased, fatigue, fibromyalgia. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.

Anxiety, Arthralgia, Cardiac Disorder, Chest Discomfort, Conduction Disorder, Difficulty In Walking, Dyspnoea, Exercise Tolerance Decreased, Fibromyalgia (5029596-6)
Patient was taking Sensodyne-f. Patient had the following side effects: anxiety, arthralgia, cardiac disorder, chest discomfort, conduction disorder, difficulty in walking, dyspnoea, exercise tolerance decreased, fibromyalgia on Jun 13, 2006 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male patient , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.

Asthma, Bronchitis, Candidiasis, Dry Mouth, Feeling Abnormal, Glossitis, Oral Pain, Sinusitis, Swelling Face (4960805-5)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 29, 2006 by a Female patient taking Sensodyne-f (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • dental cleaning
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 46 years of age, After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: asthma, bronchitis, candidiasis, dry mouth, feeling abnormal, glossitis, oral pain, sinusitis, swelling face.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Cortisone Acetate Tab
  • Prevacid


Asthma, Dyspnoea (4938441-6)
on Mar 03, 2006 Female patient from CANADA , 58 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dental cleaning
and was treated with Sensodyne F Toothpaste. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: asthma, dyspnoea. Sensodyne F Toothpaste dosage: 100ml Cumulative Dose.


Oral Mucosal Exfoliation (4928806-0)
on Feb 27, 2006 Male patient from UNITED STATES , 52 years of age, weighting 154.0 lb, was treated with Sensodyne Extra Whitening Maxium Strength Glaxosmithkline. Patient had the following side effects: oral mucosal exfoliation. Sensodyne Extra Whitening Maxium Strength Glaxosmithkline dosage: N/A.

Cataract (4882311-9)
Patient was taking Sensodyne-f. After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: cataract on Apr 19, 2005 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female patient , 80 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Prednisone


Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Oral Mucosal Exfoliation (4709868-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 30, 2005 by a Female patient taking Sensodyne-f (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, weighting 135.4 lb, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: hepatic enzyme increased, oral mucosal exfoliation.

Epilepsy (4695900-1)
on Jun 13, 2005 Female patient from , 27 years of age, was treated with Sensodyne Toothpaste. Patient had the following side effects: epilepsy. Sensodyne Toothpaste dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Sensodyne Gentle Mouth Rinse


Aortic Dilatation, Cardiomegaly (4693221-4)
on Jun 07, 2005 Male patient from , 68 years of age, weighting 178.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dental cleaning
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: aortic dilatation, cardiomegaly. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Allerest
Patient was hospitalized.

Haemorrhage, Ovarian Cancer, Post Procedural Haematoma (4692352-2)
Patient was taking Sensodyne-f. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: haemorrhage, ovarian cancer, post procedural haematoma on Jun 04, 2005 from Additional patient health information: Female patient , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dental cleaning
and. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Coumadin
  • Atenolol
  • Altace
  • Lipitor
  • Norvasc
  • Isosorbide
  • Paxil
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
Patient was hospitalized.

Bronchitis, Pneumonia (4689883-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 07, 2005 by a Male patient taking Sensodyne-f (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Location: , 82 years of age, weighting 178.6 lb, Patient had the following side effects: bronchitis, pneumonia.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Finasteride (5mg Per Day)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (25mg Per Day)


Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, Dizziness, Feeling Abnormal, Heart Rate Decreased, Heart Rate Increased, Ventricular Extrasystoles (4686108-4)
on Mar 30, 2005 Male patient from , 62 years of age, weighting 339.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: atrial fibrillation, chest pain, dizziness, feeling abnormal, heart rate decreased, heart rate increased, ventricular extrasystoles. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Accupril (20mg Twice Per Day)
  • Amiodarone (200mg Per Day)
  • Avapro (300mg Per Day)
  • Cardizem (120mg Per Day)
  • Clonidine (.2mg Three Times Per Day)
  • Coumadin (8mg Per Day)
  • Furosemide (20mg Twice Per Day)
  • K-dur 10 (10meq Twice Per Day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent, Oral Discomfort, Oral Pain (4673488-9)
on May 19, 2005 Female patient from , 75 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent, oral discomfort, oral pain. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.

Burning Sensation, Eye Haemorrhage, Gingival Pain, Oral Discomfort, Scotoma, Vision Blurred (4662293-5)
Patient was taking Sensodyne-f. Patient had the following side effects: burning sensation, eye haemorrhage, gingival pain, oral discomfort, scotoma, vision blurred on May 04, 2005 from Additional patient health information: Female patient , 79 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Zocor
  • Synthroid
  • Fosamax
Patient was hospitalized.

Coeliac Disease, Oral Discomfort, Oral Pain, Osteoarthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (4660267-1)
Adverse event was reported on May 02, 2005 by a Female patient taking Sensodyne-f (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • dental care
and. Location: , 65 years of age, weighting 108.0 lb, After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: coeliac disease, oral discomfort, oral pain, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus. Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Pain, Loss Of Consciousness, Syncope (4657768-9)
on Apr 28, 2005 Female patient from , 80 years of age, weighting 120.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
  • cardiac disorder
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: chest pain, loss of consciousness, syncope. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Nitroglycerin
Patient was hospitalized.

Hypoaesthesia Oral, Lip And/or Oral Cavity Cancer, Oral Discomfort, Pneumonia, Post Procedural Complication, Visual Acuity Reduced, Weight Decreased (4650937-3)
on Apr 20, 2005 Female patient from , 82 years of age, weighting 85.10 lb, was diagnosed with
  • dental cleaning
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. Patient had the following side effects: hypoaesthesia oral, lip and/or oral cavity cancer, oral discomfort, pneumonia, post procedural complication, visual acuity reduced, weight decreased. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Cataract (4650927-0)
Patient was taking Sensodyne-f. After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: cataract on Apr 19, 2005 from Additional patient health information: Female patient , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Prednisone Tab


Lip And/or Oral Cavity Cancer, Oral Pain (4644960-2)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 17, 2005 by a Male patient taking Sensodyne Original Flavor (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Location: , 76 years of age, weighting 150.4 lb, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: lip and/or oral cavity cancer, oral pain.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Mevacor
  • Corgard (20mg Per Day)
  • Procardia
  • Allopurinol


Chest Discomfort, Coronary Artery Disease, Fatigue (4638011-3)
on Apr 07, 2005 Female patient from , 68 years of age, weighting 178.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. Patient had the following side effects: chest discomfort, coronary artery disease, fatigue. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • High Blood Pressure Pill
Patient was hospitalized.

Cerebrovascular Accident, Feeling Abnormal (4622615-8)
on Mar 17, 2005 Female patient from , 83 years of age, weighting 101.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and was treated with Sensodyne-f. After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: cerebrovascular accident, feeling abnormal. Sensodyne-f dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Vioxx
  • Calcium Gluconate
  • Multi-vitamin
Patient was hospitalized.

Arthralgia (4617776-0)
Patient was taking Sensodyne Original Flavor Toothpaste. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: arthralgia on Mar 10, 2005 from Additional patient health information: Female patient , 76 years of age, weighting 90.39 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Sensodyne Original Flavor Toothpaste dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Calcium Gluconate
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin C
  • Cardizem
  • Tylenol Ex
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Valve Disease, Coronary Artery Occlusion, Dyspnoea, Fatigue, Lethargy (4607824-6)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 09, 2005 by a Male patient taking Sensodyne-f (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and. Location: , 79 years of age, weighting 156.5 lb, Patient had the following side effects: cardiac valve disease, coronary artery occlusion, dyspnoea, fatigue, lethargy.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Lovastatin
  • Lasix
Patient was hospitalized.

Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Female, Vaginal Cancer (4598523-8)
on Feb 23, 2005 Female patient from , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dental cleaning
and was treated with Sensodyne Original Flavor Toothpaste. After Sensodyne was administered, patient had the following side effects: breast cancer, breast cancer female, vaginal cancer. Sensodyne Original Flavor Toothpaste dosage: N/A.

Gastroenteritis Viral (4582692-X)
on Feb 07, 2005 Female patient from , 44 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sensitivity of teeth
and was treated with Sensodyne Extra Whitening Toothpaste. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: gastroenteritis viral. Sensodyne Extra Whitening Toothpaste dosage: N/A.

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Alternative SENSODYNE Names:POTASSIUM SODIUM FL STANNOUS

Substance:POTASSIUM SODIUM FL STANNOUS

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 54. View FDA Adverse Reports

Sensodyne safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 15

1Teeth Pain
2Dry Mouth
3Gum And Teeth Pain
4Loss Of Taste
5Pain
6Bitter Taste
7Insomnia
8Collapse Due To Sudden Drop In Blood Pressure
9Gum
10Gum Sensitivity/bleedig
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Anonymous   Location unknown

8:34pm on Monday, August 5th, 2013

Throw it in the trash! Caused dry chin, lips, mouth and throat. Finally figured out what was wrong a... read more »

J   California

6:53am on Monday, August 8th, 2011

A few months back while I was still brushing with Sensodyne Pronamel, I developed a cavity (toothach... read more »

Chris   California

3:02pm on Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Okay. I knew that I wasn't crazy. I have been feeling very weird ever sense I started using Sensod... read more »

Mia   FLorida

1:27pm on Thursday, August 5th, 2010

I have been using Sensodyne Pronamel to help with the severe sensitivity I developed over the years.... read more »

John Reieger   Woodstock,Ontario

5:52pm on Thursday, June 17th, 2010

2010 June 08 I’d been using Sensodyne toothpaste with baking soda for a few months and never had a... read more »


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Sensodyne Adverse Reactions
Dyspnoea ( 7 Reports)
Asthma ( 6 Reports) Asthma Questions
Oral Pain ( 6 Reports)
Fatigue ( 4 Reports)
Feeling Abnormal ( 4 Reports)
Gingival Pain ( 4 Reports)
Glossodynia ( 4 Reports)
Oral Discomfort ( 4 Reports)
Arthralgia ( 3 Reports)
Chest Discomfort ( 3 Reports)
Cough ( 3 Reports)
Dizziness ( 3 Reports) Dizziness Questions
Dysgeusia ( 3 Reports)
Glossitis ( 3 Reports)
Hypoaesthesia Oral ( 3 Reports)
Lethargy ( 3 Reports)
Oral Mucosal Exfoliation ( 3 Reports)
Pneumonia ( 3 Reports) Pneumonia Questions
Anxiety ( 2 Reports) Anxiety Questions
Balance Disorder ( 2 Reports)
Bronchitis ( 2 Reports) Bronchitis Questions
Cardiac Disorder ( 2 Reports)
Cataract ( 2 Reports) Cataract Questions
Chest Pain ( 2 Reports) Chest pain Questions
Choking ( 2 Reports) Choking Questions
Conduction Disorder ( 2 Reports)
Deafness Unilateral ( 2 Reports)
Ear Pain ( 2 Reports)
Exercise Tolerance Decreased ( 2 Reports)
Fibromyalgia ( 2 Reports)

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