Bariatric Advantage Vitamin A easy-digest mini capsules deliver 3,000 mcg of vitamin A as retinol acetate that is usually recommended for some bariatric patients. Vitamin A deficiency has been found in Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB), Roux-En Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB/RNY) Biliopancreatic Diversion/Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) patients.
ASMBS and Bariatric Clinical Guidelinescall for 3,000 mcg of vitamin A in retinol form per day forBiliopancreatic Diversion/Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) patients1
Vitamin A is critical for vision; and supports cellular growth. It plays a role in formation and maintenance of major organs (heart, lungs, kidneys). It is necessary for maintaining healthy skin, teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, and mucous membranes.2 *
- Aills L, et al. ASMBS Allied Health Nutritional Guidelines for the Surgical Weight Loss Patient.Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Volume 4, Issue 5, S73-S108.
- Escott-Stump S. In: Troy DB, editor. Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins;2008.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, capsule (hydroxypropylmethylcellulose), silicon dioxide, and magnesium stearate (vegetable).
SUGGESTED USE: Take 1 capsule daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
This product is non-GMO and gluten-free.
WARNING: Excess vitamin A may contribute to a risk of birth defects. Pregnant women and women who may become pregnant should not exceed 3,000 mcg of preformed vitamin A (retinyl acetate) per day unless instructed to do so by a healthcare practitioner.
CAUTION: If you have had gastric surgery and experience persistent nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or other symptoms, contact your healthcare practitioner.
Keep out of reach of children.
TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if safety seal is missing or broken.
STORAGE: Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
|Ingredient||Amount||% Daily Value|
|Serving Size||1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container||60|
|Vitamin A (as retinyl acetate)||3,000 mcg||333%|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
The tryptophan in the product is naturally occurring.
This product may contain traces of nuts.
Excess consumption may cause a laxative effect.
Before beginning any program of weight loss, consult your health care practitioner. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
PHENYLKETONURICS: Contains Phenylalanine.
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