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Generic Name: multivitamin

It contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, and vitamin D
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What is this medicine?

COD LIVER OIL (kod LIV er oil) is a dietary supplement. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, and vitamin D. Some products may have other nutrients. This product is not approved by the FDA for any medical uses. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

This supplement may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • if you frequently drink alcohol containing drinks
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • stomach problems
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to cod liver oil, fish, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. You can take it with or without food. Follow the directions on the product label or talk to your health care provider. Do not take more than the recommended amount.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

  • additional vitamin A or vitamin D
  • cholestyramine
  • colestipol
  • medicines for kidney disease or promoting bone health, like calcitriol or doxercalciferol
  • medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin
  • orlistat

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

See your doctor regularly. Tell all of your healthcare providers that you are taking this supplement.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • changes in vision
  • dark urine
  • skin rash

-unusual bleeding or bruising

  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • bad breath
  • dry skin
  • headache
  • metallic taste
  • stomach upset

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature. Follow the product label. Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Note: This information is not intended to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions, or adverse effects for this drug. If you have question about the drug(s) you are taking, check with your health care professional.
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