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