Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Vitamin K

Synonym(s): Konakion, Phytomenadione

Introduction

Name

  • Phytomenadione.

Description

Physical properties

  • Tablets.
  • Solution.

Uses

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Indications

  • Phytomenadione is vitamin K1.
  • It is used in the management of vitamin K1 deficiency in patients with fat malabsorption, hypoprothrombinemia secondary to the ingestion of anticoagulant rodenticides Warfarin , or other vitamin K1-dependent clotting factor abnormalities.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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