vitamin A (Oral Natures Way Vitamin A, Now Foods Vitamin A, GNC Vitamin A, and many more brands)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

GENERIC NAME: vitamin A, oral

BRAND NAME: Natures Way Vitamin A, Now Foods Vitamin A, GNC Vitamin A, and many more brands

DISCONTINUED BRANDS: Afaxin, Alphalin, Aquasol A (oral)

PRESCRIPTION: No

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Vitamin A is used for prevention and treatment of vitamin A deficiency.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Side effects of vitamin A include (The frequency of side effects was not reported.):

Possible serious side effects include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/31/2016

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