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Indications

Keratosis, Rough skin,Wrinkles associated with aging, Alzheimer's disease, Cancer Prevention, dementia, degenerative diseases, coronary heart diseases, end stage renal disease, growth and repair of body tissue, bone, skin, teeth and hair.

Pharmacology

Vitamin C: Necessary for collagen formation and tissue repair; plays a role in oxidation/reduction reactions as well as other metabolic pathways including synthesis of catecholamines, carnitine, and steroids; also plays a role in conversion of folic acid to folinic acid.

Vitamin E plays a role in protecting red blood cells against hemolysis; has protective effects against free radicals on polyunsaturated fatty acids found in cell membranes; plays a role in preventing oxidation of vitamin A and C.

Dosage & Administration

One tablet or capsule daily or as directed by a physician.

Interaction

Vitamin C: Deferroxamine, hormonal contraceptives, flufenazine, warfarin, elemental iron, salicylates, warfarin, fluphenazine, disulfiram, mexiletine, vitamin B12.

Vitamin E: Colestyramine, colestipol, and orlistat may interfere with vitamin E absorption. High doses of vitamin E potentiates the anticoagulant action of warfarin. Large doses of vitamin E may impair response to iron supplementation.

Contraindications

Patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

Side Effects

Generally, this preparation is well-tolerated. Diarrhea may occasionally occur during treatment with beta carotene and the skin may assume a slightly yellow discoloration. The side-effects of vitamin A are reversible. Vitamin C and vitamin E may cause diarrhea and other gastrointestinal disturbances.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category A. Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Precautions & Warnings

Hypervitaminosis. Avoid use in early pregnancy. Patients on anti coagulant therapy should not use ascorbic acid prolonged period of time.

Therapeutic Class

Anti-oxidant Multivitamin preparations, Specific combined vitamin preparations