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Aquasol A (Vitamin A Palmitate) - Warnings and Precautions

 
 



WARNINGS

Avoid overdosage. Keep out of the reach of children.

Pediatric Use:

Polysorbates have been associated with E-Ferol syndrome (thrombocytopenia, renal dysfunction, hepatomegaly, cholestasis, ascites, hypotension and metabolic acidosis) in low birthweight infants.

PRECAUTIONS

General:

Protect from light. Prolonged daily dose administration over 25,000 Units vitamin A should be under close supervision. Blood level assays are not a direct measure of liver storage. Liver storage should be adequate before discontinuing therapy. Single vitamin A deficiency is rare. Multiple vitamin deficiency is expected in any dietary deficiency.

Drug Interactions:

Women on oral contraceptives have shown a significant increase in plasma vitamin A levels.

Carcinogenesis:

There are no studies that show that administration of vitamin A will cause or prevent cancer.

Pregnancy Category X:

See CONTRAINDICATIONS section.

Nursing Mothers:

The U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of vitamin A (5,000 Units) is recommended for nursing mothers.

Page last updated: 2007-11-19

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