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vitamin k injection ingredients

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Routine but oral OK: Vit k injection is now routine in newborns to prevent a 1 in 20, 000 chance of bleeding problems. However, giving oral vit. K to the breastfeeding mo ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Other options: The vit k is given because no bacteria in GI tract to make vit k and it prevents bleeding. Liquid vit k2 can be given by mouth instead. Injections may ... Read More
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Dr. Shawn Saunders
21 years experience Pharmacology
Varies : 1.8/100, 000 babies not receiving vitamin k injections suffer permanent injury or death due to bleeding the flip side, there is speculation of an inc ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
For toxicity: If warfarin is well controlled and INR levels are therapeutic (2-3.5, depending on the disease being treated), Vitamin K is NOT needed. It is only use ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
An essential vitamin: Vitamin k is essential for our blood to form clots and stop us from bleeding. It may also be involved in bone health. Vitamin k is in kale, spinach, ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
An anti-coagulant: Vitamin k is an essential vitamin which acts upon the blood clotting chain. Deficiency is uncommon but can occur in the nutritionally deprived. Most ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Not normaly: Not at the normal dosage. Overdosing on vitamin k or chronically taking more than the rda can cause liver damage and suppress hunger (anorexia).
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Spinach,asparagus: broccoli,beans,soybeans,meat
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin K: Phytonadione is the chemical name for "vitamin K". Vit K contains two natural vitamers: Vit K1 and Vit K2. To make things more complicated, Vit K2 i ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Phytonadione: Phytonadione is another name.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
18 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin K: It is part of the process that helps with blood clotting.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
44 years experience Pediatrics
Gut production: when the intestines are colonized by bacteria of the correct strains, vitamin K will be produced which participate in production of blood clotting fac ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 years experience Pediatrics
No substantial proof: An article in the Journal of the A A of Dermatology (10/06) concluded: “the evidence that topical vitamin E alone improves the appearance of blemishes ... Read More

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