Vitamin E Oral capsule
What is this medicine?
Vitamin E is a vitamin found in nature. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin E levels.
How should I use this medicine?
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the package label. For best results take this vitamin with food. Take your vitamin at regular intervals. Do not take your vitamin more often than directed. Read More ›
Vitamin E Oral capsule can be used to treat the following conditions:
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
changes in vision
dizzy with headache
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusually weak or tired
What may interact with this medicine?
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 85 degrees F). Protect from heat and light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of the following conditions:
history of stoke
low vitamin K levels in the body
an unusual or allergic reaction to vitamin E, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Follow a good diet. Taking a vitamin supplement does not replace the need for a balanced diet. Some foods that have this vitamin naturally are cereal grains, fruits, green leafy vegetables, vegetable oils, and wheat germ oil.
Too much of this vitamin can be unsafe. Talk to your doctor or health care provider about how much is right for you.
If you are scheduled for any medical or dental procedure, tell your healthcare provider that you are taking this vitamin. You may need to stop taking it before the procedure.
Who should not take Vitamin E Oral capsule?
Check with your doctor if you have any of the following:
anemia, breast-feeding, hypoprothrombinemia, pregnancy
Copyright: 2000-2010 The StayWell Company, 780 Township Line Road, Yardley, PA 19067. All rights reserved. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.
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