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Vitamin A Chewable Tablet

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Introduction

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of vitamin A deficiency. It is an essential nutrient for the eyes and skin, and for normal growth. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs function properly.

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. You should take it regularly and at a fixed time each day to get the most benefit from it. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking other medicines and supplements. Learn about the foods you should eat to make sure you get enough vitamin A in your diet.

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is generally safe and does not usually cause any side effects if taken in the right dose and duration. Some other medicines can decrease the absorption of vitamin A, so let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. This medicine may help during pregnancy when your body needs more vitamin A but too much could harm your baby. It is important to ask for advice from your doctor before taking any other vitamin supplements.

Uses of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet

  • Vitamin A deficiency

Benefits of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet

In Vitamin A deficiency

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is a supplement of vitamin A. It is used to treat conditions caused by low levels of vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that helps the body to perform various functions. Vitamin A is essential for good vision, healthy skin, cell growth, and a healthy immune system. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs function properly.

Side effects of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vitamin A

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Vitamin A Chewable Tablet

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vitamin A Chewable Tablet works

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet contains vitamin A which is a nutritional supplement. It acts directly on the biosynthesis of various proteins, including those involved in regulation of various cell functions or in determination of cell sensitivity to hormones and hormone-like factors. It is important for growth and development, for the maintenance of the immune system, and for good vision.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Vitamin A Chewable Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vitamin A Chewable Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • You may require a regular eye check up during the course of taking Vitamin A.
  • Do not use mineral oil while taking Vitamin A.
  • Consult your doctor if you develop nausea, vomitting, cracking of lips, hairfall, headache.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • Taking similar vitamin products together can result in a vitamin overdose or serious side effects.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Retinoid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vitamin A with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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She has vitamin D deficiency . Vitamin D is too low what i do? She has vitamin D deficiency what i do I have a attached the lab report
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, after reviewing the child reports. Baby is having deficiency of vitamin D. Calcium levels are within normal limits.The child will require vitamin D supplementation. Either oral vitamin D or by intramuscular injection. Please ask your pediatrician for the mode suitable for your child.
High TSH and low B12 and vitamin D. Actually there is a deficiency of vitamin D and B12 in a way
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Tab neurobion forte ODCalcirol sachet 60K units weekly for three months
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FAQs

Q. What is Vitamin A Chewable Tablet used for?

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is used for improving the eyesight, maintaining cells of the skin and the lining of the digestive, urinary and respiratory tracts. It also helps in the formation of red and white blood cells in our body that are important to carry out the various essential functions of our body.

Q. What if I take too much of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet?

If you take too much of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet, it can lead to birth defects, abnormalities of the liver and disorders of the central nervous system. It can also decrease bone mineral density, leading to an increased risk of osteoporosis. This is because an excess of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet suppresses the building up of bones and increases its breakdown. The rate of calcium absorption by Vitamin D can also get affected due to excess of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet. Therefore, it is advised to use Vitamin A Chewable Tablet only as directed by your doctor.

Q. Which foods contain vitamin A?

There are various foods that contain vitamin A naturally. These are milk, cereal, leafy green vegetables, carrots, sweet potatoes and pumpkins. Other than those, orange vegetables are loaded with vitamin A as they contain a pigment called beta carotene. It is also found in eggs, dairy products, fruits like mangoes and apricots, liver and certain types of salmon.

Q. Does deficiency of vitamin A cause blindness?

Yes, deficiency of vitamin A may cause blindness. Consult your doctor if you are facing issues with your eyesight to rule out the cause of your vision problem.

Q. How should Vitamin A Chewable Tablet be taken?

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. It is advised to take Vitamin A Chewable Tablet with food preferably at the same time each day to avoid the chances of missing a dose.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Vitamin A Chewable Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Vitamin A Chewable Tablet safe?

Vitamin A Chewable Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1481-85.
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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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