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Should I tell my doctor that I am taking retinol?

Definitely tell your doctor if you are taking a retinol or vitamin A supplement.

This is especially important if you are pregnant, as too much or too little vitamin A and retinol can cause birth defects, or are breastfeeding.

As with any medication, be sure to make a list of other medicines you are currently taking and discuss the benefits, risk, and dosage recommendations associated with retinol and vitamin A.

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