Aevitum - complex drug, which contains high doses of vitamins A and E and is used only on prescription. It also determines the dosage and duration of treatment. But the patient often wants to know what kind of drug and why it is prescribed.
What the drug Aevitum
Aevitum contains fat-soluble vitamins A and E so it is produced in the form of oil solution in capsules for oral administration. Each capsule contains a dose of vitamins many times the preventative dose contained in conventional vitamin-mineral complexes. Both vitamin in overdose can cause acute or chronic poisoning. Especially dangerous in this respect, vitamin A, which gives heavy poisoning negatively reflected on the state of the liver. Therefore Aevitum - is a drug that should be used only on prescription.
Your doctor may prescribe Aevitum for different diseases as a result of which the body was formed deficiency of vitamins A and E or a condition that requires the intake of high doses of the vitamin.
How to take Aevitum in hypovitaminosis A and E
Vitamin A deficiency and E may develop on the background of a steady diet (including handling, applied for a long time), in the use of low-calorie food for a few months, smoking, alcohol abuse, long flowing chronic diseases and so on. Lack of vitamins A and E could seriously complicate the condition of these patients.
For the treatment of hypo-and vitamin A and E capsules prescribed Aevitum. Take Aevitum irrespective of food intake strictly on prescription. Standard treatment includes receiving Aevitum inside, regardless of the meal, one or two capsules two to three times a day for ten days to two weeks. Or one capsule a day for 40 days. If necessary, your doctor may prescribe a second course of treatment with this drug, but no sooner than three months.
How to take Aevitum with eye diseases
Vitamin A is actively involved in the development and support at the appropriate level of function, and vitamin E protects vitamin A from destruction in the gut. Therefore Aevitum prescribed for many eye diseases, ranging from cardiovascular and ending with various diseases on the background of metabolic disorders
and a lack of vitamin A.
With eye diseases Aevitum
Aevitum - for the treatment, rather than prevention
appointed by an ophthalmologist. Depending on the diagnosis, he was appointed in different dosages and with different lengths of course. Often appointed standard treatment, then take Aevitum as well as with hypovitaminosis. Aevitum can play a major role in the treatment of certain eye diseases, then he was appointed by intramuscular injection of 1 ml of oil solution daily for two weeks (sometimes longer, but only on prescription).
How to take Aevitum in diseases of the digestive system
In some diseases of the digestive system lacking the enzymes needed for digestion of fats, causing suffering absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. This happens, for example, after complete or partial removal of the stomach, against congenital enzymatic deficiency (celiac disease, malabsorption), in certain diseases of the pancreas
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and biliary tract.
In all these cases, the body may develop a deficiency of vitamins A and E, and they need supplementation. The treatment in this case will be different. Aevitum Dose and duration of his admission will depend on the signs of vitamin deficiencies, if they are expressed, the Aevitum appoint two capsules three times a day for ten days at first and then look at the state of the patient. You can continue to receive Aevitum at the same dose for several days, and it is possible to reduce the dose and increase the duration of treatment. Maintenance therapy for such patients is carried out twice a year.
How to take Aevitum when peripheral vascular disease
Peripheral vascular disease can gradually lose its permeability in inflammatory processes in their walls (occlusive disease), or in atherosclerosis
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. And in fact, and the other case, patients received therapeutic doses of vitamins A and E, which reduce tissue nutrition and their ability to tolerate the lack of oxygen (hypoxia).
Aevitum prescribed in such cases, both inside and intramuscularly long courses. You can begin treatment with intramuscular administration Aevitum 1 ml oil solution daily for ten days, and then go on to receive capsules of one capsule twice a day for a month. In any case, the dosage form Aevitum, its dosage and duration of treatment depends on the patient's condition.
Aevitum - a drug, which can not be used alone, especially long-term and high-dose.