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What is the treatment for vitamin K overdose?

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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: 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 amounts when taken orally. However, vitamin k3, also known as menadione, can be cause cell damage that leads to liver toxicity, hemolytic anemia, and jaundice. There is no good information on treatment of vitamin k overdose.

In brief: 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 amounts when taken orally. However, vitamin k3, also known as menadione, can be cause cell damage that leads to liver toxicity, hemolytic anemia, and jaundice. There is no good information on treatment of vitamin k overdose.
Dr. Kelty Baker
Dr. Kelty Baker
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