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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Vitamin A also plays a role in your: -Vision. -Bone growth. -Reproduction. -Cell functions. -Immune system. Vitamin A can come from plant or animal sources. Plant sources include colorful fruits and vegetables. Animal sources include liver and whole milk. Vitamin A is also added to foods like cereals. Vegetarians, young children, and alcoholics may need extra Vitamin A. You might also need more if you have certain conditions, such as liver diseases, cystic fibrosis, and Crohn's disease. Check with your health care provider to see if you need to take vitamin A supplements. NIH: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
12111
Concept ID:
C0042839
Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Syndrome

A set of symptoms or conditions that occur together and suggest the presence of a certain disease or an increased chance of developing the disease. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
11688
Concept ID:
C0039082
Disease or Syndrome
3.

Cyclosporine

A drug used to help reduce the risk of rejection of organ and bone marrow transplants by the body [from CHV]

MedGen UID:
8219
Concept ID:
C0010592
Pharmacologic Substance
4.

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca

Dryness of the eye related to deficiency of the tear film components (aqueous, mucin, or lipid), lid surface abnormalities, or epithelial abnormalities. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca often results in a scratchy or sandy sensation (foreign body sensation) in the eyes, and may also be associated with itching, inability to produce tears, photosensitivity, redness, pain, and difficulty in moving the eyelids. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
504725
Concept ID:
CN001030
Finding
5.

Vitamins

Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally. There are 13 vitamins your body needs. They are vitamins A, C, D, E, K and the B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12 and folate). You can usually get all your vitamins from the foods you eat. Your body can also make vitamins D and K. People who eat a vegetarian diet may need to take a vitamin B12 supplement. . Each vitamin has specific jobs. If you have low levels of certain vitamins, you may develop a deficiency disease. For example, if you don't get enough vitamin D, you could develop rickets. Some vitamins may help prevent medical problems. Vitamin A prevents night blindness. The best way to get enough vitamins is to eat a balanced diet with a variety of foods. In some cases, you may need to take a daily multivitamin for optimal health. However, high doses of some vitamins can make you sick.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
12117
Concept ID:
C0042890
Pharmacologic Substance
6.

Tear film insufficiency

A syndrome characterized by dryness of the cornea and conjunctiva. It is usually caused by a deficiency in tear production. Symptoms include a feeling of burning eyes and a possible foreign body presence in the eye. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
4411
Concept ID:
C0013238
Disease or Syndrome
7.

Eye symptom

MedGen UID:
668400
Concept ID:
C0586406
Finding
8.

Tear film break-up time

MedGen UID:
607357
Concept ID:
C0429495
Finding
9.

Vitamin A palmitate

A drug being studied in cancer prevention. It belongs to the family of drugs called retinoids. [from NCI_NCI-GLOSS]

MedGen UID:
33946
Concept ID:
C0073115
Pharmacologic Substance

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