Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
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9 Nutrition and blood
09-06-01 Vitamin A

Vitamins A and D
Formulary

  • On the advice of a specialist (including dietitian) where the patient has proven deficiency or a confirmed medical condition which would put the patient at risk of deficiency

  • Can be purchased from a Community Pharmacist. However, if a prescriber has particular concerns that a patient might not be able to, or is unwilling to self-care and treatment with a medication is required, then a prescription (FP10) should be considered. 

  • 1 capsule = vitamin A 4000 units and vitamin D 400 units.


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Vitamins A C and D
Non Formulary
Oral drops
  • BNFC: Available free of charge to children under 4 years in families on the Healthy Start Scheme, or alternatively may be available direct to the public—further information for healthcare professionals can be accessed here. Beneficiaries can contact their midwife or health visitor for further information on where to obtain supplies.
  • Link  Healthy Start scheme
     

    Non Formulary View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
    Vitamins C, D and folic acid
    Non Formulary
    Tablets
    Link  Healthy Start vitamins: Info for healthcare professionals
     

    Non Formulary View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF