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Vitamin A deficiency, Night blindness, Xerophthalmia
Should be taken with food.
Oral Vitamin A deficiency Adult: For severe deficiency with corneal changes: 500,000 units daily for 3 days, followed by 50,000 units daily for 2 wk a... View More
Oral Vitamin A deficiency Child: In children with xerophthalmia: 5000 units/kg daily for 5 days or until recovery occurs.
Hypervitaminosis A; pregnancy (dose exceeding RDA).
Mode of Action
Vitamin A plays an essential role in the function of retina and is essential for growh and differentiation of epithelial tissue.
Cholestatic jaundice; fat-malabsorption conditions. Monitor patients closely for toxicity. Liver impairment and children.
Hypervitaminosis A characterised by fatigue, irritability, anorexia, weight loss, vomiting and other GI disturbances, low-grade fever, hepatosplenomegal... View More
Decreased absorption with neomycin. Increased risk of hypervitaminosis A with synthetic retinoids eg, acitretin, isotretinoin and tretinoin. Increased r... View More
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