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My son is due next week and we had the discussion about the Vitamin K shot?

Posted 27 Apr 2017 by laurigirl 0 answers

By no means am I against Vitamin K, however in the package insert it clearly states "Whenever possible, phytonadione should be given by the subcutaneous route (see BOX WARNING). When intravenous or intramuscular administration is considered unavoidable, the drug should be injected very slowly, ...

My mother has to take mephyton and it is outrageously priced, why couldn't she take vitamin k1? It?

Posted 4 Oct 2010 by vengle 1 answer

... is the same thing according to our pharmicist, the only ingredient in mephyton is phytonadione, which is k1? Any one know?

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Related Condition Support Groups

Vitamin K Deficiency, Hypoprothrombinemia - Anticoagulant Induced, Hypoprothrombinemia - Prophylaxis, Hypoprothrombinemia, Not Associated with Anticoagulant Therapy

Related Drug Support Groups

Vitamin K, Vitamin K1, Mephyton, Konakion, Aquamephyton

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