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%|