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Brand Name: Vita-E

Category: OTC Drug

Dosage Form: Capsule

 

What is in the product?

-400IU of Vitamin E

Pharmacology:

Vitamin E is a generic term applied to a large number of natural or synthetic compound. The most important substances are the tocopherols of which alpha tocopherols are the most active and widely distributed in nature; other naturally occurring tocopherols include beta, gamma and delta tocopherols, but these are not used in therapeutics. The other groups of compounds with vitamin E activity are the tocotrienols. Alpha tocopherols occur naturally in the “d” optical isomer form, which is more active than the synthetic racemic dl form.

What is the indication of this medicine?

-Vitamin E (Vita E) is used in the treatment and prevention of Vitamin E deficiency.

What is the recommended dosage?

-Take 1 capsule a day, after a meal. Best taken with warm water. Or take Vita-E as prescribed by your doctor.

What if you missed a dosage?

-If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume to the usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.

When should you not take this medicine?

-Not intended for pregnant and lactating women

Can you take this medicine along with your maintenance medicine?

-Various drugs may interfere with the absorption of Vitamin E including colestyramine, colestipol and orlistat. High doses of Vitamin E may increase the effects of oral anticoagulants.

-When taking medicines for illnesses, it is best to consult your physician first before taking ANY supplements.

What other medicines or food should be avoided while taking this drug?

-Alcohol should not be mixed when taking supplements for maximum potency. It is best to consult your physician for drug and supplement interaction based on your lifestyle.

Additional Precaution:

-If you are to undergo surgery, it is best to seek physician’s advice about drug or medicine intake before surgery. Physician must also advise when is the best time to take your medicine or any kind of drug for that matter.

How should you keep this medicine?

-Store at temperature not exceeding 30°C

Availability:                                                                                          Price :                           SRP:

-400IU/Capsule x Blister of 10’s x  3 Blisters per Box                    SRP 420.00                   210

-400IU/Capsule x Blister of 10’s x 1 Blister per Box                        SRP 140.00                  70

Price per piece:

-SRP 14.00 per Capsule

Disclaimer:

The statements in this site are for information purposes only and should not be construed as a substitute for professional medical advice. It is best to seek your healthcare provider or physician’s advice for diagnosis, treatment and prescription.

The products listed in this site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent diseases.

IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST, CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR.

References:

https://www.livestrong.com/article/257463-benefits-of-vitamin-e-400-iu/

https://draxe.com/vitamin-e-benefits/

http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/benefits-vitamin-e-400-iu-5866.html

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/best-benefits-of-vitamin-e-for-skin-hair-and-health/#gref

https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/vitamin-e-deficiency#what-you-can-do

 

Additional Information
ATC Vita E