Solatene Side Effects
Generic Name: beta-carotene
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug beta-carotene. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Solatene.
Applies to beta-carotene: oral capsule, oral capsule liquid filled, oral liquid, oral tablet
As well as its needed effects, beta-carotene (the active ingredient contained in Solatene) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Minor Side Effects
Some beta-carotene side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:More common:
- Yellowing of palms, hands, or soles of feet, and to a lesser extent the face (this may be a sign that your dose of beta-carotene as a nutritional supplement is too high)
- joint pain
- unusual bleeding or bruising
It is possible that some side effects of Solatene may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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