VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule


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VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule Drug and Prescription Information

VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule

VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule Medication Classification

VITAMIN A (By mouth)

VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule Brandname

Palmitate-A

VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule is used for the Treatment

Vitamin A (VYE-ta-min A) Treats vitamin A deficiency.

When To Not Use VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to vitamin A. Tell your doctor if you have liver disease. Vitamin A should not be taken by pregnant women or those who plan to become pregnant.

How Should You Use VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule

Capsule, Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • May be taken directly or mixed with fruit juice.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Missing a dose is not a cause for concern.
  • You can take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule Storage

Store VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Follow your doctor's orders if he or she has given you a special diet.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking birth control pills or Accutane® before you take this medicine.

VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule Warnings

  • Large doses of vitamin A should be taken only if your doctor orders it.
  • Large amounts of vitamin A taken for a long time can be harmful.

VITAMIN A (Oral) (Capsule Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe drowsiness
  • Double vision
  • Confusion
  • Irritability
  • Bone or joint pain
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dry and cracked lips or skin
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite