Blackmores Vitamin A 5000 is a source of vitamin A, which is important for day and night vision. Vitamin A is also essential for healthy skin and the maintenance of healthy mucous membranes.
Retinyl palmitate(vitamin A 5000 IU):(1.5 mg retinol equivalents) 2.75 mg
Vitamin A is a fat-souble antioxidant required for a large number of biological processes. Vitamin A is found in red meat, eggs and dairy products.
Adults – Take 1 capsule a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.
Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
- The recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 700 µg retinol equivalents for women and 900 µg retinol equivalents for men. When taken in excess of 3000 µg retinol equivalents vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare professional
- Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet