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Aquasol A Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- What are the possible side effects of vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- What is the most important information I should know about vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- How should I take vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Aquasol A)?
- What happens if I overdose (Aquasol A)?
- What should I avoid while taking vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- What other drugs will affect vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Aquasol A)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Aquasol A)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of vitamin A can cause serious or life-threatening side effects.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, vision changes, hair loss, peeling skin, cracked skin around your mouth, changes in menstrual periods, dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling, bone or joint pain, severe headache, pain behind your eyes, severe stomach pain, dark urine, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
What should I avoid while taking vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
Avoid taking orlistat (alli, Xenical) or mineral oil while you are taking vitamin A.
What other drugs will affect vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
Do not take vitamin A without your doctor's advice if you are also taking:
- birth control pills;
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- bexarotene (Targretin);
- cholestyramine (Questran, Prevalite);
- acitretin (Soriatane);
- tretinoin (Vesanoid); or
- isotretinoin (Accutane, Sotret, Claravis, Amnesteem).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with vitamin A. Tell your healthcare provider about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about vitamin A.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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