Vitamin E is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional agent and vitamin group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2121   Edition : 38,    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Aqua-E, Aquasol E, Aquavit-E, E-Gems, E-Oil, Bio-888, Bio-E, Covita, E-Cap, EEE,Evion LC,A to Z,A to Z Gold,Felicita,Wellwoman tablet,Zincovit

  ►  Strength : Tablet with   , Capsule with   , Oral solution with   , Injection with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2122   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 2120   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IM, Topical,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2120   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 2121   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Deficiency syndromes Oral 40 50 mg Tablet/Capsule Daily.
2 Cystic fibrosis Oral 100 200 mg Tablet/Capsule Daily or about 67 to 135 mg of d-alpha tocopherol) and much higher daily doses in abetalipoproteinaemia (50 to 100 mg/kg of dl-alpha tocoferil acetate, or about 33 to 67 mg/kg d-alpha tocopherol).

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2120   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Vitamin E deficiency Oral 10 mg/kg Tablet/Capsule
2 Vitamin E deficiency 1 Month 18 Year Oral 2 10 mg/kg Tablet/Capsule
3 Malabsorption in cystic fibrosis 1 Month 1 Year Oral 50 mg Tablet/Capsule
4 Malabsorption in cystic fibrosis 1 Year 12 Year Oral 100 mg Tablet/Capsule
5 Severe liver disease Oral 10 mg
6 Severe liver disease 1 Month 12 Year Oral 100 mg Tablet/Capsule
7 Severe liver disease 12 Year 18 Year Oral 200 mg Tablet/Capsule
8 Severe liver disease IM 10 mg/kg Injection
9 Severe liver disease 1 Month 18 Year IM 10 mg/kg Injection
10 Malabsorption in cystic fibrosis 12 Year 18 Year Oral 100 200 mg Tablet/Capsule

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2120   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : diarrhoea, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal disturbance, Blurred Vision, Dizziness, fatigue, weakness, Contact dermatitis,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2121   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Vitamin E is with Anticoagulant ,  Cholestyramine , Colestipol , Orlistat ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2155   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 2121   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Various drugs may interfere with the absorption of vitamin E including colestyramine, colestipol, and orlistat. High doses of vitamin E may increase the effects of oral anticoagulants.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2121   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : NA
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, prevents the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids. It reacts with free radicals, which are the cause of oxidative damage to cell membranes, without the formation of another free radical in the process,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2119   Edition : 38,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Wheat germ oil with same compoundsame pathway, Wheat germ oil with same compoundsame pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA. )
  • nutritional supplements --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA. )
  • Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA. )
  • nutritional supplements --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA. )

  •   ►  URL -- https://books.google.co.in/books/about/Nutritive_Value_of_Indian_Foods.html?id=biFBAAAAYAAJ, http://icmr.nic.in/final/rda-2010.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- ALOE VERA with Dietary Substance is Drug Enhancer,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Driver, S. (2009). Stockleys Herbal Medicines Interactions. Royal pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain: Pharmaceutical press.

  •   ►  URL -- https://www.stonybrookmedicine.edu/sites/default/files/herbal_medicines_interactions-1.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Biliary, Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2121   Edition : 38,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA