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Emergency Drugs
 
 
 

Vitamin K

 
 
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    Oral / IV
    Phytomenadione
    Konakion 

Overview

    • Mechanism of Action

    • Repletes the body's stores of vitamin K, overcoming the effect of warfarin on its inhibition of the clotting cascade.

Clinical Use

    • Indications

    • Warfarin reversal - following bleed, due to high INR or before emergency surgery
    • Haemorrhage due to hypoprothrombinaemia
    • Vitamin K deficiency
Last updated on August 18th, 2018
 
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