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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Mephyton Allergy: Mephyton (phytonadione) is vitamin K. Unlikely to have a allergy to vitamin, allergic reaction may be due to dye or flavoring in the medication. All ... Read More

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: It is a category c drug which means you can use it if you have a good reason for it.
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
49 years experience Neonatology
Generally: Vitamin k may be taken by the mother but it is not a subsitute for giving vit k to the infant usually intramuscularly but may be given by several oral ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Warfarin: mephyton (phytonadione) is used to counter warfarin
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cummings
39 years experience Neonatology
Yes, but not best.: Although a parent can refuse vitamin k by injection (shot) for their newborn, the pediatric and family practice societies of both canada and the Unite ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Vitamin k is a fat-soluble vitamin used by the body to help with blood clotting. Spinach is rich in vitamin k, with a cup of raw spinach containing ab ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ameth Aguirre
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, vitamin k is indicated in all newborns whether they are born vaginally or via c/section. This is to prevent hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. I ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, vegetable: juices that contain spinach count as source of vitamin K
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vitamin k: Yes vitamin k can be give Iv. Although the preferable route should be intramuscular or oral, it can be give Iv. The risk of death is skittle higher wi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin K& spinach: Raw spinach has 181% of rda of vitamin k and soem of it may be lost in cooking process. It is best to eat it raw in salads and it tastes better that w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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High Vitamin K...: See: http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/food-sources-of-vitamin-k.Php.

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