Take Vitamin A For Children Aged 7 Years?
Can children aged 7 years take vitamin A IPI
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Vitamin A is a vitamin required in small amounts by the human body. Children aged 7 years need vitamin A in an amount of approximately 1600-1700 IU per day. Children who are healthy and get complete and balanced nutrition, usually have sufficient vitamin A needs from food alone.
Vitamin A supplementation is only recommended if there are indications of vitamin A deficiency. Although it is okay for your child to take IPI vitamin A, you should know that these supplements contain vitamin A that exceeds your child's needs in 1 day. If your child is not suffering from a vitamin A deficiency, this supplement is not necessary. If indeed your child has a certain disease that causes the need for vitamin A to increase (for example, the child has measles), then the child's doctor will prescribe vitamin A for your child.
Excessive provision of vitamin A can cause side effects in the form of nausea, vomiting, dizziness, visual disturbances, liver problems.
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