Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before having vitamin K 1 injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Do NOT use Vitamin K 1 injection if:
- You are allergic to any of the ingredients in Vitamin K 1 injection.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of vitamin K 1 injection during pregnancy or breast feeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking vitamin K1 injection.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: A dosage of 2.5 to 25mg or more (rarely up to 50mg) is recommended, the amount and route of administration depending upon the severity of the condition and response obtained. If possible, discontinuation or reduction of the dosage of drugs interfering with coagulation mechanisms (such as salicylates; antibiotics) is suggested as an alternative to administering concurrent Vitamin K1 Injection. The severity of the coagulation disorder should determine whether the immediate administration of Vitamin K1 Injection is required in addition to discontinuation or reduction of interfering drugs.
Vitamin K1 might interact with the effectiveness of anticoagulants. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with vitamin K1 injection.
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