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Myra E

d-alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Brand Name, Dosage Format and Strength
Myra E   400 IU  Softgel Capsule

  d-alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Myra E
Therapeutic Category
Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins A, D & E
Generic Name
d-alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Brand Name, Dosage Format and Strength
Myra E 400 IU Softgel Capsule

MYRA E 400

1.1 Who can take Myra E 400? Can men also take it?

      Myra E 400 can be taken by both men and women 19 years and older.


1.2 When is the right time to take Myra 400 E?  

      Myra E 400 may be taken at any time of the day, preferably with meals.


1.3 What is the effect of Myra E 400? In how many days will I see any results or changes?

      Myra E 400 contains Vitamin E, an antioxidant, which protects our cells from damage by harmful chemicals called free radicals. Thus, it is difficult to say when one will see any changes because most of the effect will be “inside”.


1.4 Is it true that Vitamin E (such as Myra E 400) can cause tuberculosis when used by smokers?

      Vitamin E such as Myra E 400 does not cause tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a disease caused by the bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Based on clinical studies, smoking may increase the risk of tuberculosis. We recommend that you consult your physician on proper advice on nutritional supplementation and healthy lifestyle.


1.5 Is Vitamin E safe after long term use? Does it accumulate in the liver?

      Based on clinical studies, long term use of recommended doses of Vitamin E supplements by healthy individuals is generally safe.  Vitamin E does not accumulate in the liver.


1.6 Can Myra E 400 be taken twice a day?

      No. The recommended daily dose of Myra E 400 is 1 soft gel capsule a day.*


1.7 Can Vitamin E be taken with other vitamins at the same time?

      Yes. However, you should make sure that the other products you are taking do not contain vitamin E to avoid excessive intake (greater than 400 IU per day) of the vitamin.*


1.8 Is Myra E 400 safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

      The amount of Vitamin E found in the normal diet (usually found in nuts, oil seeds, legumes, grains, and vegetable oils) and in pre- and postnatal multivitamins (which are specifically formulated for pregnant and breastfeeding women) is generally safe. Myra E 400 is not intended for pregnant and breastfeeding women as it has a relatively higher amount of Vitamin E than what is recommended during pregnancy and lactation.*


1.9 Can Myra E 400 be taken with birth control pills?

      Clinical Studies have shown that women taking oral contraceptives have  lower levels of vitamin E in the body. Therefore, Vitamin E supplementation may be beneficial for contraceptive users.*


*We strongly recommend that you consult your doctor for proper advice before using any medications, including vitamins, supplements, herbals, and products for the skin.

**Breast milk is the best for babies up to 2 years of age and beyond. The use of infant formula must only be upon the advice of a health professional. 

Last Update: Nov 3, 2011

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