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Vitamin A

Information

Uses

Vitamin A is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Vitamin A provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Nausea, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Headache, Scaling of skin, Skin redness, Skin swelling, Itching, Diarrhoea

Available Medicine

  • ₹5 to ₹27
    USV Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹119 to ₹154
    Rizer Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions

Vitamin A

Q.

Is vitamin A formed in our body/ is vitamin A fat soluble/ is vitamin A soluble in water/ is vitamin A an antioxidant/ Is it good for eyes, skin, hair, acne?
Vitamin A is not formed in our body, and is primarily attained from dietary intake. It is fat soluble vitamin. It is not an antioxidant. Vitamin A helps form and maintains healthy skin, hair, teeth. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light

Q.

What is Aquasol A used for/ is it organic/ what is Aquasol a cream used for?
Aquasol is brand name for Vitamin A. It is organic. Aquasol A cream is Vitamin A cream used as anti-wrinkle and anti-aging cream; it enhances the skin's appearance creating healthy, younger and fresher radiant looking skin giving it a healthy glow.


Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)