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Vitamin E [Alpha Tocopherol Acetate]

Pharmacology

Vitamin E is used in the treatment and prevention of Vitamin E deficiency. Oral supplements of Vitamin E are essential in adults, even where there is fat malabsorption secondary to cholestasis. In chronic fat malabsorption, e.g. in cystic fibrosis, ataxia and visual scotomas which respond to vitamin E. More recently it has been suggested that, as a lipid-soluble antioxidant, vitamin E may reduce atherogenesis by protecting low-density lipoprotein from oxidation. If the intake of polyunsaturated fat is high, vitamin E intake should be increased.

 

Uses of Vitamin E

Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant in the human body. In addition, Vitamin E is indicated-

As a food supplement:

  • Due to insufficient absorption of vitamin E from the intestines, to meet the deficiency of vitamin E in the body
  • To meet the requirement for more vitamin E to take more polyunsaturated fatty acids with food
  • To enhance the beauty of skin and hair
  • As an antioxidant.
  • In the treatment of vitamin E deficiency hemolytic anemia
  • A decrease in the number of sperms in the male’s semen. 
  • In the case of men who are sterile, many times doctors recommend taking Vitamin E.

Therapeutic use:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Heavy metal poisoning
  • Hepatotoxin poisoning
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Oxygen therapy
  • In nutritional deficiency states.

 

Dosage and Administration

Physicians generally recommend consuming Vitamin E at 200 to 400 IU doses per day. Dosage and administration of Vitamin E by disease and age are given below.

  • 200-400 IU per day for healthy hair and skins (External uses allowed to enhance beauty)
  • 400-800 IU per day for a healthy heart.
  • 200-400 IU per day for adults in vitamin-E deficiency diseases.
  • 200 IU per day in vitamin-E deficiency diseases for children.
  • Hemolytic anemia due to Vitamin E deficiency
  • 400 IU per day in sickle-cell anemia.
  • As an antioxidant

 

Vitamin E For Hair Loss

Vitamin E protects hair loss and skin. The liquid inside the capsule should be mixed with regular pure oil, use the mixture on your hair smoothly and leave it for 2-3 hours. Then wash your hair with minimum heated water and shampoo. You have to follow this twice a week. I Hope, the results will be noticed within a week.

 

Interactions

Vitamin E may impair the absorption of Vitamin A & function of Vitamin K and potentiates the effect of Warfarin.

 

Side Effects of Vitamin E

Consuming more than 1 gm can lead to a number of side effects of Vitamin E.

For example:

  • High blood pressure
  • Feeling tired
  • Diarrhea
  • Myopathy
  • Tendency to increase peptic ulcers
  • Excess fat

Special Note: The sexual demand may be increased a bit due to the long-term consumption of Vitamin E. According to the doctor’s advice, if you follow the rules, there are no side effects.

 

Pregnancy & Lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, there are no special side effects if you take Vitamin E in normal doses as per the doctor’s advice. However, excessive consumption is not allowed in all cases. 

 

Precautions and Warnings

It may increase the risk of thrombosis in some patients, such as those taking estrogens. (those who take androgens). Therefore, people suffering from this disease should be careful with the advice of a doctor before taking vitamin E.

 

Contradictions

So far, there have been no contradictions for Vitamin E consumption. 

 

Storage

Store in a dry place at a temperature below 30°C, Protect from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.

tablet blackVita-E 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Edruc Ltd.

4.00

capsule blackVegecap-E 400 IU

Strength:400 IU

NIPRO JMI Pharma Ltd.

7.02

capsule blackVegecap-E 200 IU

Strength:200 IU

NIPRO JMI Pharma Ltd.

5.02

tablet blackVanila E 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

3.80

capsule blackOvit-E 200 IU

Strength:200 IU

Opsonin Pharma Ltd.

4.00

capsule blackOvit-E 400 IU

Strength:400 IU

Opsonin Pharma Ltd.

6.00

capsule blackNature-E 400 IU

Strength:400 IU

UniMed UniHealth

7.00

capsule blackNature-E 200 IU

Strength:200 IU

UniMed UniHealth

5.00

capsule blackLiqu-E 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

4.00

capsule blackLifil-E 400 mg

Strength:400 mg

ACME Laboratories Ltd.

6.00

capsule blackLifil-E 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

ACME Laboratories Ltd.

4.00

capsule blackInovit E 400 mg

Strength:400 mg

Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd

6.00

capsule blackInovit E 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd

4.00

tablet blackEVV 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Pharmadesh Laboratories Ltd.

5.52

capsule blackEvit 400 mg

Strength:400 mg

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd

6.00

capsule blackEvit 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd

4.00

tablet blackEvidon 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Doctor’s Chemical Works Ltd.

2.90

tablet blackEfynal 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

6.50

capsule blackEcovit-S 200 mg

Strength:200 mg

Globe Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

4.00

capsule blackEcovit 400 mg

Strength:400 mg

Globe Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

6.00
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