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PreserVision Soft Gels are a type of eye supplement used to support eye health, specifically for those with moderate to advanced age-related macular degeneration, which is a leading cause of vision loss in people over 50. It contains essential vitamins and minerals designed to support eye health.
They are built on the clinically proven PreserVision AREDS Formula and contain exact levels of nutrients that have been shown in the AREDS 2 study to help reduce the risk of advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in individuals at high risk. The soft gels are beta-carotene free and are recommended for non-smokers, current and former smokers.
Use and Dosage
use PreserVision Areds 2 Formula Soft Gels capsules, you should take 2 soft gels daily with food, preferably one in the morning and one in the evening. The soft gels should be swallowed whole, and you store the product at room temperature and avoid exposure to excessive heat or direct sunlight. Note that these soft gels are recommended for those with moderate to advanced age-related macular degeneration and should not be taken without consulting with a doctor first
Store the product at room temperature and avoid exposure to excessive heat or direct sunlight. Note that these soft gels are recommended for those with moderate to advanced age-related macular degeneration and should not be taken without consulting with a doctor first.
Common Side Effects of PreserVision Areds 2 Formula Soft Gels (Lutein/Zeaxanthin - non-Rx):
- Upset stomach or throwing up
- Gastrointestinal distress
Serious Side Effects of PreserVision Areds 2 Formula Soft Gels (Lutein/Zeaxanthin - non-Rx):
- Muscle weakness
- Numbness and tingling
- Severe diarrhea
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat
- Very bad constipation
- Very upset stomach or throwing up
Forms and Strength
PreserVision Areds 2 Formula Soft Gels (Lutein/Zeaxanthin - non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:
PreserVision Areds 2 Formula Soft Gels: Soft Gel Capsule
- 5/1 mg
- Potential side effects: Like all medications or supplements, there is a possibility of experiencing side effects. Some of the reported side effects of PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula Soft Gels include upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, and headaches.
- Interaction with other medications: There is a potential for interaction with other medications or supplements that you are currently taking. It's recommended to speak with your healthcare professional before taking PreserVision Soft Gels if you are taking any other medication or supplements.
- Allergies: Some people may be allergic to one or more of the ingredients in PreserVision Formula Soft Gels
- Not suitable for everyone: While PreserVision Gels can be beneficial for some individuals, they may not be appropriate for everyone. For example, it may not be recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have certain medical conditions such as kidney disease.
- Overdose: follow the recommended dosage instructions on the label. Taking too many soft gels can lead to an overdose and potential harm.
- Smokers: The original AREDS Formula included beta-carotene, which has been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer among smokers. PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula Soft Gels are beta-carotene free and are recommended for non-smokers, current and former smokers.
- Consult with Healthcare Professional: It's always advisable to consult with your healthcare professional prior to starting a new supplement regimen, especially if you have underlying medical conditions or are taking any other medication/supplements.
- Quality of product: Ensure that you are purchasing PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula Soft Gels from a reputable source. Counterfeit or poor-quality products may not contain the exact levels of nutrients outlined in the formula.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can I take PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula Soft Gels if I already take a multivitamin?
It is considered safe to take PreserVision Gels along with multivitamins. However, talk to a healthcare professional before adding any new supplements to your routine.
How long does it take to see results from taking PreserVision Gels?
The benefits of taking PreserVision Gels can vary from person to person, and it may take several weeks or months to see results. Take the supplement regularly and as directed for the best results.
Can I take PreserVision Gels if I have a medical condition or take prescription medications?
Talk to a healthcare professional before taking any dietary supplements if you have a medical condition or take prescription medications. Some supplements can interact with medications or exacerbate certain health conditions.
Is the PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula Soft Gel suitable for vegetarians or vegans?
The PreserVision Gels contains fish oil and is not suitable for vegetarians or vegans.
It's important to purchase PreserVision Areds 2 Formula Soft Gels from verified Canadian pharmacy.