Clinical Findings

Diagnosis: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence; vitamin K antagonism can potentiate bleeding induced by heparin, warfarins, and ASA, by further decreasing platelet adhesiveness. Treatment: Withdrawal, support therapy.

Common name: Vitamin A (deficiency = xerophthalmia). Chemical name: Retinol. Source: Liver and vegetable carotenoids. Recommended Daily Intake (RDI): Females, 2550 years old, 2700 IU; males slightly higher. Toxic dose: 25,000 IU/kg bolus, 25,000 IU per day every 30 days; such doses have been used to treat cystic acne. Antidote: None.

Fight Acne

Fight Acne

I am sure that every one of you is familiar with acne. Almost all of us got this skin disorder, right? Well, technically known as acne vulgaris, this skin disorder affects millions of people from different walks of life, annually.

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