About Vitamin E

Does Vitamin E Have Any Drug Interactions?

Does Vitamin E Have Any Drug Interactions?

Drug interactions occur when there’s an increase or decrease of a drug’s absorption or distribution throughout the body, when there are alterations made to the drug by the body’s metabolism and when the drug is fully eliminated from the body. Interactions can have either additive or canceling effects on the body.

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Hypervitaminosis: Are Vitamin E Supplements Safe?

Hypervitaminosis: Are Vitamin E Supplements Safe?

A Vitamin E overdose is called hypervitaminosis, and it can be fatal in very rare cases. It’s always best to consult with a physician before taking a Vitamin E supplement, and to be extremely careful in dosing accordingly.

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The Pharmacokinetics of Vitamin E

The Pharmacokinetics of Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an essential nutrient for good health, and its major claim to fame is as an antioxidant. The pharmacokinetics of Vitamin E reveal that it generally has high bioavailability, and depends heavily on the presence of fat. Here’s how it generally behaves once it’s in the body.

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Tocopherols vs. Tocotrienols: What's the Difference?

Tocopherols vs. Tocotrienols: What's the Difference?

If you’re concerned about your daily intake of Vitamin E, or you have a preexisting condition that impairs your body’s absorption of the vitamin, read on to learn about the two common types of Vitamin E—tocopherols and tocotrienols—and how they work similarly but separately to support growth, development and wellness.

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