tocopherol (vit E)

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  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Anemia, Hemolytic
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Dyskinesia, Drug-induced
  • Vitamin E Deficiency

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Uses of tocopherol (vit E)

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tocopherol (vit E) is used in the prevention of:

  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Anemia, Hemolytic
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Dyskinesia, Drug-Induced
  • Vitamin E Deficiency

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

tocopherol (vit E) Brand Names

tocopherol (vit E) Drug Class

tocopherol (vit E) is part of the drug class:

tocopherol (vit E) Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • ANISINDIONE/VITAMIN E
  • DICUMAROL/VITAMIN E
  • PHENPROCOUMON/VITAMIN E
  • VITAMIN E/WARFARIN

This is not a complete list of tocopherol (vit E)drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

tocopherol (vit E) and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Vitamin E falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Vitamin E should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Vitamin E should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

tocopherol (vit E) Dosage

Take tocopherol (vit e) exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The tocopherol (vit E) dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

tocopherol (vit E) is available in the following doses:

  • Chondroitin-glucosamine 300 Mg-400 Mg With Alpha-lipoic Acid, Para-amino-benzoic Acid And Vitamin E Oral Tablet
  • Multivitamin Lipotropic With Multivitamins Oral Tablet
  • Multivitamin With Alpha-lipoic Acid, Benfotiamine, Folic Acid, Para-amino-benzoic Acid And Vitamin E Oral Tablet
  • Multivitamin With Alpha-lipoic Acid, Folic Acid, Para-amino-benzoic Acid, Vitamin B6, B12, And Vitamin E Oral Tablet
  • Vitamin E 100 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E 100 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Vitamin E 1000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E 15 Intl Units/0.3 Ml Oral Solution
  • Vitamin E 200 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E 200 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Vitamin E 200 Intl Units Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Vitamin E 400 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E 600 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E Alpha 100 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E Alpha 1000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E Compounding Powder
  • Vitamin E D-alpha 200 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E D-alpha 400 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E D-alpha Tocopherol With Tocopherols And Tocotrienols Oral Liquid
  • Vitamin E Dl-alpha 400 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E Dl-alpha 600 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E Topical Topical Bar
  • Vitamin E Topical Topical Cream
  • Vitamin E Topical Topical Lotion
  • Vitamin E Topical Topical Oil
  • Vitamin E Topical Topical Ointment
  • Vitamin E Topical Topical Shampoo
  • Vitamin E With Mixed Tocopherols 1000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E With Mixed Tocopherols 200 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin E With Mixed Tocopherols 400 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Vitamins A, D, And E Topical Topical Cream
  • Vitamins A, D, And E Topical Topical Lotion
  • Vitamins A, D, And E Topical Topical Ointment
  • Vitamins A, D, And E Topical With Aloe Vera Topical Cream

Forms of Medication

tocopherol (vit E) is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet
  • Rectal Suppository
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Lotion
  • Topical Oil
  • Topical Ointment
  • Topical Spray
  • Wafer