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Were you looking for information about Vitamin A? Vitiman A is a common misspelling of vitamin A.
 
Vitamin A is an important fat-soluble vitamin that is necessary for a healthy immune system, good vision, and reproduction. It also helps control the genes for numerous different structural proteins, such as certain important proteins in the skin. While most people can safely take a multivitamin that contains a little vitamin A, high-dose supplementation can lead to toxicity and may be dangerous. Potential side effects include liver problems, osteoporosis, and birth defects (if taken during pregnancy).
 
(Click Vitamin A for more information on what this vitamin is used for, how it works, and what you should be aware of before using the supplement. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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