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Aquasol A

AQUASOL A® Parenteral
water-miscible vitamin A Palmitate
50,000 USP Units
(15 mg retinol/mL)

with 0.5% chlorobutanol as preservative; 12% polysorbate 80, 0.1% citric acid, and sodium hydroxide to adjust pH.

THIS IS A STERILE PRODUCT FOR INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION

DRUG DESCRIPTION

AQUASOL A® Parenteral (water-miscible vitamin A Palmitate) provides 50,000 USP Units of vitamin A per mL as retinol (C20H30O) in the form of vitamin A palmitate, a light yellow to amber oil.The structural formula of retinol is:

AQUASOL (vitamin A Palmitate) Structural Formula Illustration

Ordinarily oil-soluble, the vitamin A in this product has been water solubilized by special processing* and is available in a water solution for intramuscular injection.

One USP Unit is equivalent to one international unit (IU) and to 0.3 mcg of retinol or 0.6 mcg of beta-carotene.

*Oil-soluble vitamin A water solubilized with polysorbate 80.

What are the possible side effects of vitamin A (A/Fish Oil, A-25, Aquasol A)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Less serious side effects are more likely to occur, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 8/13/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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