Aquasol A

DRUG DESCRIPTION

AQUASOL Aź 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.

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

Stop taking vitamin A and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).

Other, less serious side effects may occur with large doses or prolonged use of vitamin A. Notify your doctor if you experience

  • tiredness;
  • nausea, vomiting, or decreased appetite;
  • irritability;
  • headache;
  • dryness or cracking of the lips or skin; or
  • hair...

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

Stop taking vitamin A and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).

Other, less serious side effects may occur with large doses or prolonged use of vitamin A. Notify your doctor if you experience

  • tiredness;
  • nausea, vomiting, or decreased appetite;
  • irritability;
  • headache;
  • dryness or cracking of the lips or skin; or
  • hair...

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Aquasol A Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: A/Fish Oil, A-25, Aquasol A

Generic Name: vitamin A (Pronunciation: VYE tah min A)

  • What is vitamin A (Aquasol A)?
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What is vitamin A (Aquasol A)?

Vitamin A is found in food from animal sources and it is also produced synthetically. Vitamin A is important for the eyes and skin, and for normal growth.

Vitamin A is used to treat vitamin A deficiency.

Vitamin A may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of vitamin A (Aquasol A)?

Stop taking vitamin A and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).

Other, less serious side effects may occur with large doses or prolonged use of vitamin A. Notify your doctor if you experience

  • tiredness;
  • nausea, vomiting, or decreased appetite;
  • irritability;
  • headache;
  • dryness or cracking of the lips or skin; or
  • hair loss.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about vitamin A (Aquasol A)?

Do not take more vitamin A than is prescribed for you or than is recommended on the package. Too much vitamin A can be dangerous.

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