Vitamin K

 

General English name: Vitamin K

Brand: Mephyton

Application: Treatment of blood coagulation disorders - prevention of bleeding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of vitamin K

Vitamin K Drug Information

Amount and method of vitamin K consumption

Contraindications to vitamin K.

Vitamin K intake during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of vitamin K on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Vitamin K

Special warnings and precautions while taking vitamin K.

Side effects of vitamin K |

Excessive consumption of vitamin K (drug poisoning)

Vitamin K storage conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of vitamin K

Tablets, syrups, ampoules

 

Vitamin K Drug Information

Vitamin K or phytonadione is naturally produced in the body to treat and prevent low levels of blood clotting agents. Blood clotting agents normally stop bleeding; low levels of blood clotting factors increase the risk of abnormal bleeding. Certain diseases and conditions, such as the use of certain medications (such as warfarin) or diseases such as obstructive jaundice, can reduce blood clotting factors and increase the risk of bleeding. Vitamin K helps treat and prevent bleeding by increasing the production of clotting factors in the body. he does.

 

Amount and method of vitamin K consumption

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of vitamin K varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Different types of vitamin K (tablets, ampoules, syrups) are sold in pharmacies, the amount and type of use of each is different, prepare a type of this vitamin that your doctor has prescribed for you.
  • Vitamin K is usually injected intramuscularly, intravenously, or subcutaneously by a nurse or doctor. The dose and amount of the injection is determined by your doctor.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you have redness or bleeding.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time, do not worry, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to vitamin K.

Pay attention to the expiration date of vitamin K and do not take the medicine if it has expired.

Never give vitamin K to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for vitamin K drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Vitamin K intake during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of vitamin K on driving and working with machines

Vitamin K is unlikely to make you dizzy or drowsy, but make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

Drug Interactions Vitamin K

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some products that may interact with vitamin K include "blood thinners" (eg, warfarin), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (eg, ibuprofen and naproxen).

Aspirin increases the risk of bleeding. However, if your doctor prescribes low-dose aspirin (usually 325-81 mg per day) to prevent a stroke or heart attack, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about taking it. Consult yourself.

 

 Special warnings and precautions while taking vitamin K.

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have a blood disorder.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of vitamin K

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Pain and redness at the injection site

Temporary redness and hot flashes

Changes in the taste of foods

Vertigo

Fast heart rate

Sweating

Shortness of breath

Bruised skin, lips or nails

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to vitamin K use.

 

Excessive consumption of vitamin K (drug poisoning)

Do not take more vitamin K than your doctor prescribes.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Vitamin K storage conditions 

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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