Diseases of vitamins deficiency
It is very important to call the disease name as long as you have been asked about a vitamin deficiency. This is a common and repeated question in pharmacy examinations.
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Please look at the following table:
|Vitamin||Chemical Name||If deficient causes|
|Vitamin A||Retinol or Retinal||Night Blindness|
|Vitamin B5||Pantothenic acid||Paresthesia|
|Vitamin B9 & B12||Folic acid & Methylcobalamine||Megaloblastic Anemia|
|Vitamin C||Ascorbic Acid||Scurvy|
|Vitamin D||Cholecalciferol||Rickets disease|
|Vitamin E||Tocopherol||Low infertility|
|Vitamin K||Phylloquinone||Bleeding disorder (Coagulopathy)|
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