How to take "Aevit"?

Aevit is a combination drug. It acts due to the properties contained in its vitamins A and E. Vitamin A (Retinol) is a necessary component for the normal functionality of the retina: by connecting with opsin (pigment of the retina), it creates rhodopsin, which is very necessary for the visual adaptation in the dark. Vitamin A is needed for bone growth, embryonic development, rejuvenation of the cell population. Also, vitamin A is involved in biochemical processes as a cofactor. The function of vitamin E is not fully understood. As an antioxidant, it inhibits the development of free radical reactions, prevents the formation of peroxides. Together with selenium, it suspends the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids, also prevents the hemolysis of red blood cells. In some enzyme systems is a cofactor. It has the ability to restore capillary blood circulation, normalizes capillary and tissue permeability, also increases the resistance of tissues.

Indications

Before you take Aevit, you need to know his testimony. These are vitamin A and E vitamin deficiency, a strong need for vitamins A and E, diarrhea, steatorrhea, gastrectomy, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, malabsorption syndrome, cholestasis, cirrhosis, jaundice, tropical sprue, biliary atresia, cystic pancreatic fibrosis, hemeralopia, keratomalacia, xerophthalmia, unbalanced or inadequate nutrition, too rapid weight loss, dependence on nicotine, drug addiction, alcoholism, being in a state of prolonged stress, taking mineral oils, taking iron-containing products, take nnosti, lactation, necrotizing myopathy, peripheral neuropathy.

Contraindications

Hypervitaminosis A and E, hypersensitivity, cholecystitis, thyrotoxicosis, glomerulonephritis, viral hepatitis, renal failure, alcoholism, pregnancy, lactation, older age, childhood, hypoprothrombinemia.

Side effects

Various allergic reactions, pain in the epigastric region, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea. With a sufficiently long use and in large doses, cholelithiasis and pancreatitis are possible.

Symptoms of vitamin A overdose: lethargy, drowsiness, diplopia, headache, dizziness, nausea, irritability, bleeding gums, osteoporosis, dry mouth, peeling of the palms, agitation, peeling of the lips. Vitamin A intoxication symptoms: bone pain, anorexia, vomiting, hyperthermia, asthenia, headache, gastralgia, pollakiuria, polyuria, nocturia, hair loss, high intraocular pressure, oligomenorrhea, hypertension, seizures.

Symptoms of an overdose of vitamin E: with a long reception in doses of 400 units / day. - blurred vision, headache, dizziness, diarrhea, nausea, gastralgia, asthenia; when receiving more than 800 units / day. - disorders of sexual function, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism, sepsis, hepatomegaly, hyperbilirubinemia, necrotizing colitis, renal failure, ascites, hemorrhage into the eye.

Treatment: elimination of the drug; symptomatic therapy.

Vitamins Aevit - how to take correctly

Aevit drug is taken orally, regardless of the meal, daily, one capsule per day. The duration of treatment is twenty, forty days with intervals of three, six months.Also, it is possible to repeat courses.

special instructions

You can not exceed the recommended dose to avoid the development of hypervitaminosis A and E. Before taking Aevit, you should pay attention to the fact that it is a medical, not a prophylactic drug.

Interaction with other drugs

Kolestiramin, Kolestipol, various mineral oils reduce the absorption of vitamin A and E. Oral contraceptives contribute to the concentration of vitamin A in plasma. Using vitamin A and tetracycline together increases the risk of developing intracranial hypertension. Vitamin E increases the effect of antioxidants and the effectiveness of vitamins A, D, cardiac glycosides, while reducing their toxicity. Taking high doses of vitamin E may contribute to a deficiency of vitamin A in the body. High doses of iron will enhance the oxidative processes in the body - this increases the need for vitamin E.

Before taking Aevit, consult with your doctor!