Vita-Plus E Natural Side Effects
Generic Name: vitamin e
Note: This document contains side effect information about vitamin e. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Vita-Plus E Natural.
For the Consumer
Applies to vitamin e: oral capsule, oral capsule liquid filled, oral liquid, oral powder for solution, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Along with its needed effects, vitamin e (the active ingredient contained in Vita-Plus E Natural) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking vitamin e:With doses greater than 400 Units a day and long-term use
- Blurred vision
- nausea or stomach cramps
- unusual tiredness or weakness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to vitamin e: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral and topical oil
Gastrointestinal side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included nausea, diarrhea, and intestinal cramps.[Ref]
Other side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included fatigue, emotional disturbances, weakness, and headache.[Ref]
Hematologic side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included thrombophlebitis.[Ref]
Ocular side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included blurred vision.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included rash.
Dermatologic side effects associated with topical application of vitamin E have included growth of white hair at site of alopecia and contact dermatitis.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included gonadal dysfunction and breast soreness.[Ref]
Endocrine side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included decrease in serum thyroxine and triiodothyronine.[Ref]
Metabolic side effects associated with oral doses greater than 300 units daily have rarely included creatinuria, increased serum creatinine kinase, increased serum cholesterol and triglycerides and increased urinary estrogens and androgens.[Ref]
1. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"
2. Meyers DG, Maloley PA, Weeks D "Safety of antioxidant vitamins." Arch Intern Med 156 (1996): 925-35
Some side effects of Vita-Plus E Natural may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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