The safe daily dose of vitamin E varies from 300 milligrams per day to 1,500 milligrams per day, depending on age, according to WebMD. The recommended daily dose is lower and varies from 9 milligrams to 28.5 milligrams.
The recommended daily dose of vitamin E also varies depending on whether the person is a breastfeeding or pregnant mother, explains WebMD. Breastfeeding women can tolerate higher doses. Other doses vary by age, with small children receiving the smallest doses. A physician may recommend high doses to treat a vitamin E deficiency. It is important to listen to doctor recommendations over online suggestions, warns WebMD.