MEPHYTON Rx

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MEPHYTON

Vitamins, minerals, supplements
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Phytonadione (Vit. K1) 5mg; scored tabs.

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Indications for MEPHYTON:

Secondary hypoprothrombinemia.

Adult:

Initially 2.5–25mg as a single dose depending on severity and response; max 50mg.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Does not counteract effects of heparin. Thromboembolism. Hepatic disease. Absorption requires endogenous bile supply. Neonates. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Reduced absorption with mineral oil, cholestyramine. Antagonizes coumarin or indanedione derivative anticoagulants.

Adverse Reactions:

Gastric disturbances, rash.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100

MEPHYTON 5mg tablets (Qty:1)

appx. price $67.00