General English name: Vitamin A & D Topical
Brand: A & D, Aloe Grande, Lazer Creme (obsolete), Vita-Ray
Application: Skin health and moisture retention
Pharmaceutical forms of vitamin A + D.
Capsules, oral drops, ointments, creams
Medicinal information Vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Vitamin A + D cream or ointment is used to protect the skin. These vitamins are used to hydrate the skin and keep it hydrated. They are very effective in improving dry skin, skin rashes and relieving minor burns.
If you are interested in learning more about other forms of vitamin A + D medication, such as vitamin A + D capsules and oral vitamin A + D drops, you can refer to the relevant page.
Amount and method of using vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Carefully read the package leaflet before starting vitamin A + D treatment. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
To use a vitamin A + D cream or ointment, read its leaflet carefully and use it according to the instructions. In the first 24 hours of using vitamin A + D cream or ointment, pay close attention to its side effects and if you experience heat and redness, do not use the cream.
Rinse and dry the affected area thoroughly before using this medicine and then apply a cream or ointment on the affected area.
Try to use vitamin A + D cream or ointment regularly to get the best results from taking it.
If you forget to use your daily cream or ointment at the right time, do not worry, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.
Tell your doctor if your skin problems do not improve after one week of taking this medicine.
Contraindications Vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Note the expiration date of the vitamin A + D cream or ointment, and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
Never give vitamin A + D cream or ointment to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with vitamin A + D, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Use vitamin A + D cream or ointment during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the cream or medicine arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.
Drug Interactions Vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Special warnings and precautions while taking vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby.
- If you want a vitamin A + D cream or ointment for your child and he is allergic to lotions and other skin products.
- If you experience serious side effects such as redness and severe heat while taking this medicine.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Using a vitamin A + D cream or ointment does not seem to have any side effects. Rarely, some people or children may be allergic to this medicine or have severe side effects. Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following symptoms:
Extreme heat and redness of the skin
Shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, throat and skin
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of this medicine.
Excessive use of vitamin A + D cream or ointment (drug poisoning)
Do not use this cream or ointment more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.
Storage conditions of vitamin A + D cream or ointment
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.