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What is the daily dosage of vitamin A?

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For adults, the recommended dietary allowance for vitamin A is 900 micrograms per day for males and 700 micrograms per day for females, says MedlinePlus. Doses vary between 300 to 600 micrograms per day for infants and children, reports WebMD.

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What is the daily dosage of vitamin A?
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The recommended intake is 400 micrograms per day for infants aged 0 to 6 months and 500 micrograms per day for 7 to 12 months. For children ages 1 to 3 years, the daily recommended dose is 300 micrograms per day, 400 micrograms per day for children 4 to 8 years, and 600 micrograms per day for 9 to 13 years, according to MedlinePlus.

The daily dose is 770 micrograms per day for pregnant women over 19 years and increases to 1,300 micrograms per day for lactating women of the same age, says Mayo Clinic.

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