Vitamin e


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Vit E deficicency 40-50 mg/day of d-α tocopherol. Supplementation in cystic fibrosis 100-200 mg/day of dl-α-tocoferil acetate or 67-135 mg/day of d-α-tocopherol. Abetalipoproteinaemia 50-100 mg/kg/day of dl-α-tocoferil acetate or about 33-67 mg/kg/day of d-α-tocopherol.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Adverse Reactions
Hypertension; myopathy; thrombophloebitis; fatigue, weakness, nausea, headache, dizziness, blurred vision, flatulence, diarrhoea, abdominal pain. Topical: Contact dermatitis.
Drug Interactions
Colestyramine, colestipol, and orlistat may interfere with vitamin E absorption. High doses of vitamin E potentiates the anticoagulant action of warfarin. Large doses of vitamin E may impair response to iron supplementation.
CIMS Class
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