- Capsule: 7,500, 8000, 10,000, and 25,000 Units;
- Tablets: 10,000 and 15,000 Units
- Concurrent use of isotretinoin (Amnesteem, Claravis), tretinoin (Retin-A), and vitamin A may result in increased risk of vitamin A toxicity.
PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING SAFETY:
- Recommended daily allowances of vitamin A are safe to use during pregnancy and are compatible with breastfeeding.
- Vitamin A should be stored in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. It should be kept from freezing.
- The recommended dose for routine treatment of vitamin A deficiency is 10,000-20,000 units per day of vitamin A for 2 months.
- The recommended dose for treating severe vitamin A deficiency is 100,000 units orally for 3 days, followed by 50,000 units daily for 2 weeks then 10,000 to 20,000 units daily for 2 months.
- The dose for preventing vitamin A deficiency is 10,000 to 50,000 units daily.
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