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Can we buy the vitamin creams off the shelf?
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Dr. Allen Lewis
Pediatrics
In brief: Maybe, but ..
Though vitamin E cream is readily available, the biological activity and dosing has not been characterized.
Vitamins are complex chemical structures, which are difficult to absorb through the skin. Typically, a vitamin cream needs to be specially made by a compounding pharmacy. Even then the vitamins effectively absorbed are few.

In brief: Maybe, but ..
Though vitamin E cream is readily available, the biological activity and dosing has not been characterized.
Vitamins are complex chemical structures, which are difficult to absorb through the skin. Typically, a vitamin cream needs to be specially made by a compounding pharmacy. Even then the vitamins effectively absorbed are few.
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