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Medications and Drugs

Brand Names: A & D, Aloe Grande, Lazer Creme (obsolete), Vitamin A & D, Topical, Vita-Ray

Generic Name: vitamins A, D, and E (topical) (Pronunciation: VYE ta mins A, D, and E TOP i kal)

What is vitamins A, D, and E topical (A & D, Aloe Grande, Lazer Creme (obsolete), Vitamin A & D, Topical, Vita-Ray)?

Vitamins A, D, and E topical (for the skin) is a skin protectant. It works by moisturizing and sealing the skin, and aids in skin healing.

This medication is used to treat diaper rash, dry or chafed skin, and minor cuts or burns.

Vitamins A, D, and E may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of vitamins A, D, and E topical?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using the medication and call your doctor at once if your child has a serious side effect such as warmth, redness, oozing, or severe irritation where the medicine is applied.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about vitamins A, D, and E topical?

You should not use this medication if your child is allergic to it. Do not apply vitamins A, D, and E topical without a rubber glove or finger cot if you are allergic this medication.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medication on your child if the child is allergic to any medicines or skin products, including soaps, oils, lotions, or creams.

Stop using the medication and call your doctor at once if your child has a serious side effect such as warmth, redness, oozing, or severe irritation where the medicine is applied.

Keep the baby's diaper area as dry as possible. Change wet or soiled diapers immediately to keep wetness and bacteria from irritating the baby's skin. Always put on a new diaper when the baby first wakes up in the morning, and also just before putting the baby to bed each night.



Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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