Vitamin E oil is a moisturizer that you put on your skin. It works by increasing the amount of vitamin E in your skin. Vitamin E helps many parts of your body including your cells. You can apply this oil to your skin as directed by following the instructions on the label.
VITAMIN E (VAHY tuh min E) moisturizes and protects your skin. It works by increasing the amount of vitamin E in your skin. Vitamin E is an antioxidant, which helps to protect your cells.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
This medication is for external use only. Do not take by mouth. Follow the directions on the label. Avoid contact with the eyes. If contact occurs, rinse the eyes well with plenty of cool tap water.
Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
This does not apply.
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
When used to reduce fine facial lines, you may not notice any improvements right away. it may take several months to see any claimed effects. This product may not work for everyone who uses it.
If skin irritation occurs while using this product, stop using it.
There is no evidence at this time that vitamin E skin products aid in healing of minor burns or sunburn. Use only if directed by your care team.
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medication after the expiration date.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
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