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

What is Vitamin E (Prescription)?

(VYE ta min ee)

• Vitamins are necessary for proper growth and good health.

• Vitamin E is thought to protect the body from the harmful effects of a chemical reaction known as oxidation.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Diarrhea.

• Belly pain.

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; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Unusual bruising or bleeding.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.