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Vitamin A (Prescription)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Vitamin A (Prescription)?

(VYE ta min aye)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat vitamin A deficiency.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Higher doses of this medicine can cause birth defects. Talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Nervous and excitable.

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing;...