Vitamin e Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 12, 2023.
Applies to vitamin e: oral capsule, oral capsule liquid filled, oral liquid, oral oil, oral solution, oral tablet.
Serious side effects of Vitamin e
Along with its needed effects, vitamin e 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
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to vitamin e: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral and topical oil.
Frequency not reported: Oral pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hematoma[Ref]
Frequently asked questions
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1. Mahipal A, Klapman J, Vignesh S, et al. Pharmacokinetics and saftery of vitamin E a-tocopherol after single and multiple doses in healthy subjects with measurements of vitamin E metabolites. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2016;78:157-65.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.