Vit A

Indications
Oral
Vitamin A deficiency
Adult: For severe deficiency with corneal changes: 500,000 units daily for 3 days, followed by 50,000 units daily for 2 wk and then 10,000-20,000 units daily for 2 mth as follow-up therapy. For cases with corneal changes: 10,000-25,000 units daily until clinical improvement occurs (usually 1-2 wk).
Child: In children with xerophthalmia: 5000 units/kg daily for 5 days or until recovery occurs.
Intramuscular
Patients with biliary cirrhosis or chronic cholestatic liver disease
Adult: 100,000 units every 2-4 mth.
Topical/Cutaneous
Psoriasis
Adult: Apply as cream or ointment on affected areas.
Topical/Cutaneous
Acne
Adult: Apply as cream or ointment on affected areas.
Contraindications
Hypervitaminosis A; pregnancy (dose exceeding RDA).
Warnings / Precautions
Cholestatic jaundice; fat-malabsorption conditions. Monitor patients closely for toxicity. Liver impairment and children.
Adverse Reactions
Hypervitaminosis A characterised by fatigue, irritability, anorexia, weight loss, vomiting and other GI disturbances, low-grade fever, hepatosplenomegaly, skin changes, alopoecia, dry hair, cracking and bleeding lips, SC swelling, nocturia, pains in bones and joints.
Drug Interactions
Decreased absorption with neomycin. Increased risk of hypervitaminosis A with synthetic retinoids eg, acitretin, isotretinoin and tretinoin. Increased risk of toxicity when used with alcohol.
See Below for More retinol Drug Interactions
Mechanism of Actions
Retinol (vitamin A) is an essential cofactor in many biological processes for growth, development and maintenance of epithelial tissues and visual adaptation to darkness
Absorption: Well-absorbed from GI tract (except in the presence of fat malabsorption, low-protein intake, impaired hepatic or pancreatic function) after oral administration.
Distribution: Concentrated in the liver. Enters breastmilk.
Metabolism: Hydrolysed to retinol by pancreatic enzymes.
Excretion: Urine and faeces.
ATC Classification
D10AD02 - retinol ; Belongs to the class of topical retinoid preparations used in the treatment of acne.
R01AX02 - retinol ; Belongs to the class of other nasal preparations for topical use.
S01XA02 - retinol ; Belongs to the class of other ophthalmologicals.
Available As
  • Vit A 0.1%
  • Vit A 0.94 mg
  • Vit A 1 mg
  • Vit A 1.47 mg
  • Vit A 10 mg
  • Vit A 10,000 iu
  • Vit A 10.33 mg
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  • Vit A 1170 iu
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  • Vit A 12000 iu
  • Vit A 1250 iu
  • Vit A 1250 mcg
  • Vit A 1295 mcg
  • Vit A 1300 iu
  • Vit A 1305 iu
  • Vit A 15 mcg
  • Vit A 150 mg
  • Vit A 1500 iu
  • Vit A 1500 mcg
  • Vit A 150000 iu
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  • Vit A 2 mg
  • Vit A 2%
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  • Vit A 202.5 iu
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  • Vit A 2083 iu
  • Vit A 211.5 iu
  • Vit A 2330 iu
  • Vit A 2333.33 iu
  • Vit A 240.75 iu
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  • Vit A 25 mg
  • Vit A 250 iu
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  • Retinol 2500 iu
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  • Vit A 260 mcg
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  • Vit A 2704.8 iu
  • Vit A 2714.8 iu
  • Vit A 2714.81 iu
  • Vit A 272.48 iu
  • Vit A 273.4 iu
  • Vit A 2750 iu
  • Vit A 293 mcg
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  • Vit A 3000 mg
  • Vit A 320 mcg
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  • Vit A 345 mcg
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  • Vit A 4800 iu
  • Vit A 5 mg
  • Vit A 50,000 iu
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  • Vit A 500 iu
  • Retinol 500 mcg
  • Vit A 500 mcg
  • Vit A 5000 i.u.
  • Vit A 5000 iu
  • Vit A 5000 mg
  • Vit A 50000 iu
  • Vit A 524.02 mcg
  • Vit A 5330 iu
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  • Vit A 551 iu
  • Vit A 551 mcg
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  • Vit A 577 mcg
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  • Vit A 628 iu
  • Vit A 670 mcg
  • Vit A 707.4 mcg
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  • Vit A 750 mcg
  • Vit A 7500 iu
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  • Vit A 790.58 iu
  • Vit A 800 iu
  • Vit A 8000 iu
  • Vit A 826 mcg
  • Vit A 8300 iu
  • Vit A 8330 iu
  • Vit A 837 mcg
  • Vit A 848 mcg
  • Vit A 955 iu
  • Vit A 960 mcg
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    Vit A Containing Brands

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    Brand Name Manufacturer Unit/Price Package unit/Price Constituents/Unit
    Capsule Adexolin (400+5000) Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.18
    10 Capsule
    ₹ 1.77
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Vit D3 400 iu
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    Drop Acicon Drop (30 ml) Bactolac Formulations Pvt. Ltd. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.60
    30 ml
    ₹ 18.00
  • More Information Folic Acid (Vit B9) 1.5 mg
  • More Information Vit C 100 mg
  • More Information Vit B12 10 mcg
  • More Information Elemental Iron 100 mg
  • More Information Vit A 20 mg
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    Capsule Allnid Ramose Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.30
    100 Capsul
    ₹ 30.00
  • More Information Pyridoxine 3 mg
  • More Information Cyanocobalamin 10 mcg
  • More Information L-Lysine 50 mg
  • More Information Ascorbic Acid 75 mg
  • More Information Riboflavin 10 mg
  • More Information Thiamine 10 mg
  • More Information Zinc Sulphate 20 mg
  • More Information Calcium Pantothenate 25 mg
  • More Information Vit A 50000 iu
  • More Information Tocopherol 10 mg
  • More Information Cholecalciferol 500 iu
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    Capsule Aquasol A (50000 iu) USV Limited 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.69
    30 Capsule
    ₹ 20.64
  • More Information Vit A 50000 iu
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    Tablet Anoxpra Densa Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd. 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.83
    30 Tablet
    ₹ 25.00
  • More Information Vit C 75 mg
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Calcium Pantothenate 12.5 mg
  • More Information Chromium Chloride 65 mcg
  • More Information Zinc 15 mg
  • More Information Vit E 20 iu
  • More Information Selenium Dioxide 60 mcg
  • More Information Maganese Sulphate 2.4 mg
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    Capsule Beton Destin Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.56
    100 Capsul
    ₹ 56.00
  • More Information Vit B1 5 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 5 mg
  • More Information Vit B6 3 mg
  • More Information Calcium Pantothenate 10 mg
  • More Information Niacinamide 50 mg
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Iodine 0.1 mg
  • More Information Vit B12 15 mcg
  • More Information Selenium 70 mcg
  • More Information Vit E 10 iu
  • More Information Lycopene 2000 mcg
  • More Information Chromium (Chromic) 100 mcg
  • More Information Copper 1 mg
  • More Information Manganese 1 mg
  • More Information Zinc 20 mg
  • More Information Vit C 33.3 mg
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    Tablet Becadex Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.21
    500 Tablet
    ₹ 104.43
  • More Information Vit B1 2 mg
  • More Information Vit A 2500 iu
  • More Information Vit D 200 iu
  • More Information Vit C 30 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 2 mg
  • More Information Vit B3 25 mg
  • More Information Diabasic Calcium Phosphate 250 mg
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    Drop Becadex (15 ml) Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.67
    15 ml
    ₹ 10.04
  • More Information Vit B5 5 mg
  • More Information Vit D 667 iu
  • More Information Vit B6 2.5 mg
  • More Information Vit B1 3.3 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 1.7 mg
  • More Information Vit A 8300 iu
  • More Information Vit C 84 mg
  • More Information Vit B3 17 mg
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    Tablet Vitamin A (50000 iu) Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL) 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.64
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 6.42
  • More Information Vit A 50000 iu
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    Capsule Vitamin A (50000 iu) (USV Corvette) USV-Corvette (US Vitamins Ltd) 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.68
    30 Capsule
    ₹ 20.49
  • More Information Vit A 50,000 iu
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    Drug - Drug Interactions of Vit A
    Interaction
    Moderate, Consider therapy modification Vitamin A vs Retinoid-like Compounds
    Major, Avoid combination Vitamin A vs Retinoic Acid Derivatives
    Moderate, Consider therapy modification Vitamin A vs Orlistat
    Moderate, Consider therapy modification Acitretin vs Vitamin A
    Major, Avoid combination Acitretin vs Vitamin A
    Minor, Monitor Therapy Botulinum toxin type A (abobotulinumtoxinA, Dysport������) vs RimabotulinumtoxinB
    Minor, Monitor Therapy Botulinum toxin type A (abobotulinumtoxinA, Dysport������) vs OnabotulinumtoxinA
    Minor, Monitor Therapy Botulinum toxin type A (abobotulinumtoxinA, Dysport������) vs Neuromuscular-Blocking Agents
    Minor, Monitor Therapy Botulinum toxin type A (abobotulinumtoxinA, Dysport������) vs Anticholinergic Agents
    Minor, Monitor Therapy Botulinum toxin type A (abobotulinumtoxinA, Dysport������) vs Aminoglycosides
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