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It is important to discuss vitamin A safety issues with your healthcare provider before taking the supplement, as high doses can cause serious problems. Since most people get enough vitamin A through their diet, supplementation is not necessary for the average person. To help ensure safe use of vitamin A, talk to your healthcare provider if you have liver disease or a zinc deficiency.
- A fat malabsorption disorder, such as:
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Zinc deficiency
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant