How Do Fat-Soluble Vitamins Work?

Reviewed on 1/12/2022

HOW DO FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS WORK?

Fat-soluble vitamin supplements are nutritional supplements used for treating various conditions associated with vitamin deficiency. Fat-soluble vitamins play a critical role in various body functions like:

Fat-soluble vitamins are abundant in various food sources, which include:

  • Fortified milk
  • Cheese
  • Cream
  • Butter
  • Fortified margarine
  • Eggs
  • Liver
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Dark orange fruits
  • Vegetables like carrots, winter squash, sweet potatoes, and pumpkins
  • Egg yolks
  • Liver
  • Fatty fish
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Plant oils like soybean, corn, cottonseed, and safflower
  • Whole-grain products

HOW ARE FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS USED?

Fat-soluble vitamins are used in the treatment of various conditions associated with vitamin deficiency, which include:

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS?

The most common side effects of fat-soluble vitamins include:

The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.

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WHAT ARE NAMES OF FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS?

Generic and brand names of fat-soluble vitamins include:

References
https://reference.medscape.com/drugs/vitamins-fat-soluble

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