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Generic name: vitamin E (VYE ta min E)
Brand name: Aqua-E, Aquasol E, Aquavite-E, Aqueous Vitamin E, E-400 Clear
Drug class: Vitamins

Medically reviewed by on Apr 9, 2021. Written by Cerner Multum.

What is Aqua-E?

Aqua-E is an antioxidant that occurs naturally in foods such as nuts, seeds, and leafy green vegetables. This medicine is a fat-soluble vitamin important for many processes in the body.

Aqua-E is used to treat or prevent this medicine deficiency. People with certain diseases may need extra this medicine.

Aqua-E may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.


Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Before taking this medicine

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if Aqua-E is safe to use if you have ever had:

  • anemia (low red blood cells);

  • bleeding problems;

  • liver or kidney disease;

  • any allergies;

  • an eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa;

  • a vitamin K deficiency;

  • diabetes;

  • high cholesterol or triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood);

  • cancer;

  • a stroke or blood clot; or

  • surgery (recent or planned).

Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy or while you are nursing.

How should I take Aqua-E?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

Aqua-E works best if you take it with food.

Measure liquid medicine carefully. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).

The recommended dietary allowance of vitamin E increases with age. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions. You may also consult the Office of Dietary Supplements of the National Institutes of Health, or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrient Database (formerly "Recommended Daily Allowances") listings for more information.

If you need surgery or a medical procedure, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using Aqua-E. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking Aqua-E?

Avoid taking other vitamins, mineral supplements, or nutritional products without your doctor's advice.

Aqua-E side effects

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

Stop taking Aqua-E and call your doctor at once if you have:

Common side effects may include:

  • nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain;

  • feeling tired;

  • headache; or

  • rash.

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 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect Aqua-E?

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using Aqua-E with any other medications, especially:

This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect Aqua-E, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.

Does Aqua-E interact with my other drugs?

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Further information

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.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.