Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 5, 2020.
(VYE ta min ee)
- d-Alpha Tocopherol
- dl-Alpha Tocopherol
Excipient information presented when available (limited, particularly for generics); consult specific product labeling. [DSC] = Discontinued product
Gordons-Vite E: 1500 units/30 g (15 g, 75 g, 480 g, 2400 g)
Natural Vitamin E Moisturizing: (237 mL) [contains methylparaben, polyethylene glycol]
Generic: 920 units/mL (28.5 mL, 57 mL, 114 mL)
Vitec: (113 g)
Xtra-Care: (2 mL [DSC], 59 mL [DSC], 118 mL [DSC], 237 mL [DSC], 621 mL [DSC], 1000 mL [DSC], 3840 mL [DSC])
Vitamin E Beauty: 24,000 units/52 mL (52 mL); 49,000 units/52 mL (52 mL)
Generic: 28,000 units (29.5 mL)
Brand Names: U.S.
- Gordons-Vite E [OTC]
- Natural Vitamin E Moisturizing [OTC]
- Vitamin E Beauty [OTC]
- Vitec [OTC]
- Xtra-Care [OTC] [DSC]
- Vitamin, Fat Soluble
Prevents oxidation of vitamin A and C; protects polyunsaturated fatty acids in membranes from attack by free radicals and protects red blood cells against hemolysis
Use: Labeled Indications
Dermatological conditions: Temporary relief of minor skin disorders such as diaper rash, burns, sunburn and chapped or dry skin
Hypersensitivity to vitamin E or any component of the formulation
Dermatological conditions: Topical: Apply a thin layer over affected area.
Refer to adult dosing.
Superficial dermatologic irritation: Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Topical: Apply a thin layer over affected area
Protect from light.
There are no known significant interactions.
There are no adverse reactions listed in the manufacturer’s labeling.
What is this drug used for?
• It is used to moisturize skin.
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