Vitamin A is essential for growth, development and maintenance of skin, tissue, bones, teeth and vision. It may help to prevent night blindness and regulates growth hormones. Vitamin A also assists in maintaining a healthy immune system.
Vitamin A 10,000 IU formula contains pre-formed Vitamin A which does not require the presence of bile or fat in the intestine for absorption. Derived from purified fish liver oil, a natural source of Vitamin A, this formula is especially beneficial for those with impaired digestion as the Vitamin A is much more easily absorbed.
Serving Size: 1 softgel
Quantity: 100 softgel
Vitamin A (Palmitate) 3,000 mcg RAE/10,000 IU.
Excipients: Soybean Oil, Gelatin, Glycerin.
Drug Interactions: Isotretinoin or other acne drugs can increase blood levels of Vitamin A.
Nutrient Depletions: Alcohol, coffee, cortisone, mineral oil, nitrates, and HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (used to lower elevated cholesterol levels) may deplete the body’s stores of Vitamin A.
Supportive Interactions: Vitamin E and zinc help the body use Vitamin A. Vitamin A helps enhance the absorption of iron in food, and may be beneficial for those on immunosuppressant medications.
Warnings and Precautions: None known when taken as directed.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Do not exceed recommended dosage. Excess vitamin A can cause weakness, vomiting, dry skin, brittle nails, hair that easily falls out, bleeding gums, weight loss, irritability, fatigue, nausea, and cirrhosis of the liver
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