If you are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant - do not take Vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor. When taken in excess of 3000 micrograms retinol equivalents - Vitamin A can cause birth defects. The recommended daily amount of Vitamin A from all sources is 700 micrograms retinol equivalents for women and 900 micrograms retinol equivalents for men. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Vitamin and mineral supplements should not replace balanced diet. Do not use if tamper evident seal is broken or missing. Reseal immediately after use. Products containing maltitol and mannitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhea.