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Vitamin A supplement in prevention of nutritional blindness

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The Vitamin A supplement administered in Prevention of nutritional blindness in children programme" contain:

1. 25,000 i.u./ml.
2. 1 lakh i.u./m.l.
3. 3 lakh i.u./m.l.
4. 5 lakh i.u./m.l.


2. 1 lakh i.u./m.l.


IAP Text book of Paediatrics 1st Edition Page 417









The amount of Vitamin A supplement administered in "Prevention of nutritional blindness in children Programme" is -

    • 2 lakhs I.U.
    • in a single massive dose
    • Medium Oil ( Vit A is Fat soluble !!)
    • every 6 months
    • to preschool children
    • Administered as 2 ml
    • 1 lakh IU / ml


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