Vitamin A for acute measles infection: World Health Organization recommendations

Vitamin A once daily for 2 days, at the following doses:
 Children 12 months of age or older: 200,000 IU
 Infants 6–11 months of age: 100,000 IU
 Infants < 6 months: 50,000 IU
Another dose is recommended 4–6 weeks after the onset of the acute infection if vitamin A deficiency is likely to be present.
  • Information from reference 5.