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In treatment of:
Vitamin K defeciency due to Drugs malabsorption over anticoagulation
5. Convulsive movements
8. Rapid and weak pulse
17. Anaphylactic reactions
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
Anticoagulants: It may be necessary to increase the anticoagulant dose.
Mineral oil: May decrease Gl absorption of vitamin K.
Hypoprothrombinemia due to Vitamin K malabsorption or drug therapy or inadequate bile secretion: 5 to 10mg/day orally. Adjust the dosage based on patient`s response.
Hypoprothrombinemia due to Vitamin K malabsorption or drug therapy or excess vitamin A: 2 to 25mg orally or parenterally. Increases the dosage up to 50mg if required.
Children: 5 to 10mg
Hypoprothrombinemia due to oral anticoagulants:2.5 to 10mg orally, subcutaneously or intramuscularly. Repeated if required.
For emergency management: 10 to 50mg as slow I.V; rate not more than 1mg/minute. Repeated four times daily or three times daily if required.
Hypoprothrombinemia due to vitamin K deficiency due to long term parenteral nutrition: 5 to 10mg; intramuscularly weekly.
Children: 2 to 5mg
Hemorrhagic disease in neonates: 500mcg to 1000mcg S.C. or I.M. immediately after birth. Repeated in two to three weeks if needed.