Vitamins, minerals, supplements:
Indications for: MEPHYTON
Anticoagulant-induced hypoprothrombinemia. Secondary hypoprothrombinemia. Other drug-induced hypoprothrombinemia.
See full labeling. Initially 2.5–25mg as a single dose depending on severity and response; max 50mg.
Does not counteract effects of heparin. Thromboembolism. Hepatic disease. Absorption requires endogenous bile supply. Elderly. Premature infants. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
May induce temporary resistance to prothrombin-depressing anticoagulants.
Transient flushing sensations, peculiar sensations of taste, instances of dizziness, rapid/weak pulse, profuse sweating, brief hypotension, dyspnea, cyanosis; hypersensitivity reactions, hyperbilirubinemia (w. high doses).