User Reviews for Phytonadione
Also known as: Vitamin K, Vitamin K1, Aquamephyton, Mephyton
Phytonadione has an average rating of 5.5 out of 10 from a total of 2 ratings on Drugs.com. 50% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.
|Vitamin K Deficiency||2 reviews||5 medications|
|Summary of Phytonadione reviews||5.5||2 reviews|
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Mephyton (phytonadione) for Vitamin K Deficiency: “If your living in the USA you have three options with this medication. Go bankrupt, spent weeks in the hospital, or die. It cost me over $16,000 a year between paying for two insurance policies and a drug program. Now it's listed as a vitamin so my insurance will not cover it. Cost per pill $65+, I have to take 3 a week. Now my insurance will pay the $100K it cost per hospital stay. Makes no sense? So far I have chosen not to bleed out. If I don't buy the pill's I'm considered suicidal. They don't seem to care that I can't afford to eat,”
Vitamin K1 (phytonadione) for Vitamin K Deficiency: “The administration of this drug caused my 9 pound otherwise completely healthy newborn to get severe jaundice. My newborn had to be under bili lights for 5 days starting one day after administration of the K1 shot at birth. I was not aware this injection comes with a black box warning. I was not aware or told my child was receiving it . If I had known the risks I would have absolutely declined it. It was completely UNNECESSARY!”
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