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Friday, October 9, 2015
Dental and Oral Health (Adults)
Any Reports of Allergies to Colgate Sensitive
Last night when I brushed my teeth within a couple of minutes I had a strange feeling come over me. My lining of my mouth felt like tiny needles were poking it.The back of my throat felt strange and I had difficulty swallowing my saliva. The palms of my hands felt the same way. My heart began to pound so hard and fast I could hear it in my ears. I felt I was having some tightness in my chest and could hardly talk. I quickly laid down and after about 4 minutes the symptoms subsided except for my lips felt tingly, slight difficulty swallowing, and I could hardly talk, my voice was affected. I threw the toothpaste away. I haven`t found any complaints about the toothpaste on the web this morning. This morning only my throat feels a little strange, like it is tight and a little difficult to swallow saliva. Thank You.
Below are the ingredients in Total Sensitive:
Active Ingredients: Potassium Nitrate 5% (FDA requiried amount) (Antisensitivity), Sodium Flouride (0.14% w/f fluoride ion) (Anticavity)
Inactive Ingredients: Sorbitol, Hydrated Silica, Water, Glycerin, PEG 600, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Flavor, Poloxamer 407, Titanium Dioxide, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium CMC, Sodium Saccharin, FD&C Blue 1
I am not aware of any reports of allergies.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University