What is Vitamin A® Chewable Tablet?
Vitamin A® Chewable Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of vitamin A deficiency. It is an essential nutrient for the eyes and skin, and for normal growth. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs function properly. Eating adequate amounts of vitamin A prevents the development of night blindness and may help slow the age-related decline of your eyesight. Adequate vitamin A intake from whole plant foods may reduce your risk of certain cancers, including Hodgkin’s lymphoma, as well as cervical, lung, and bladder cancer. However, the relationship between vitamin A and cancer is not fully understood. Having enough vitamin A in your diet helps keep your immune system healthy and functioning at its best. Adequate amounts of vitamin A in the diet are essential for reproductive health and the healthy development of babies during pregnancy.
Vitamin A® Chewable Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. You should take it regularly and at a fixed time each day to get the most benefit from it. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking other medicines and supplements. Learn about the foods you should eat to make sure you get enough vitamin A in your diet.
Vitamin A® Chewable Tablet is generally safe and does not usually cause any side effects if taken in the right dose and duration. Some other medicines can decrease the absorption of vitamin A, so let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. This medicine may help during pregnancy when your body needs more vitamin A but too much could harm your baby. It is important to ask for advice from your doctor before taking any other vitamin supplements.