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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Konakion. Please consult your doctor.
Konakion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Konakion is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not h... View More
Konakion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Konakion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Konakion may not be needed in ... View More
Konakion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Konakion may not be needed in t... View More
Konakion is a medicine used to treat vitamin K deficiency in the body. It helps in improving conditions caused due to low levels of vitamin K in the bod... View More
Uses of Konakion
- Nutritional deficiencies
Side effects of Konakion
- No common side effects seen
How to use Konakion
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Konakion works
Konakion is a synthetic form of vitamin K. It restores the activity of vitamin K and speeds up the normal blood clotting process to prevent or treat ble... View More
- Do not use phytomenadione if you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency (disorder in which the red blood cells are destroyed faster le... View More
- Do not use it as antidote for heparin.
Vitamin K deficiency, Over-anticoagulation, Vitamin K deficiency bleeding
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Vitamin K deficiency due to drugs or malabsorption Adult: 10-40 mg daily. Over-anticoagulation Adult: Up to 5 mg may be used. Dose depends o... View More
Intramuscular Prophylaxis of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in neonates Child: Neonate: 0.5-1 mg, given as a single dose via IM inj. Alternatively, 2... View More
Mode of Action
Phytomenadione promotes hepatic synthesis of clotting factors. It is a naturally occurring compound that is used to prevent and treat haemorrhages relat... View More
Increased risk of severe haemolytic anaemia in neonates after large doses; severe hepatic impairment; pregnancy. Premature neonates weighing <2.5 kg. ... View More
Anaphylaxis, dyspnoea, cyanosis, pain, swelling, phloebitis at the Inj site, diaphoresis, dizziness, hypotension (rare), allergic reactions after SC and... View More
Decreased effect of oral anticoagulants.
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