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vitamin k overdose in children

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Ramirez-joglar
18 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin K: Vitamin K toxicity is very rare, and a tolerable upper limit for consumption has not been defined.Menadione, a synthetic water-soluble form of vitamin ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Vitamin K overdose: There is no toxicity risk from eating vitamin k-rich foods. Vitamin supplements containing vitamin k1 and vitamin k2 are also safe even in high amount ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin K-1: Vitamin K-1 (not any other Vitamin K derivatives) is used as an antidote for severe dicumarol overdose or poisoning. Other treatments, like IV fluids ... Read More
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
No.: Stopping vitamin d is the main antidote. If symptoms occur because of high calcium levels in the blood a variety of treatments could reduce the level ... 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 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Helps blood clot: Vit K is necessary in the cascade for clotting. Infants dis not have enough Vit K in the old days and would present with fatal hemorrhaging at 7-8 da ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Improves clotting: A long time ago before we gave injections at birth of vit k, infants would have episodes of bleeding called hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. There ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. IV bad choice.: The oral route and IV route are equally effective at correcting excessive anticoagulation. The IV route carries the risk of anaphylaxis. Therefore the ... Read More
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