Phytomenadione (Vitamin K1)

Drug Class: Vitamins and Minerals
Dosage Form: Injection
Strength: 1mg/ml, 10mg/ml in 1ml ampoule.
Indications/Special comments: Prothrombogenic nutritional supplement, it is also used for treatment and prevention of various coagulation disorders including hypoprothrombinemia, or as an antidote to drug induced hypoprothrombinemia
Dosage Administration: SC or IM, it should not be given repeatedly to patients with severe liver disease, once the response to the initial dose is unsatisfactory.Child: Nutritional supplement (vitamin), prothrombogenic or Antidote (to drug-induced hypoprothrombinemia), Treatment of hypoprothrombinemia: Infants: IM or SC: 1 - 2mg. Child: IM or SC: 5 - 10mg.