Menadiol | definition of menadiol by Medical dictionary
K analogue; its sodium diphosphate salt is used as a prothrombinogenic vitamin, administered orally, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously.
menadiol /men·a·di·ol/ (men″ah-di´ol) a vitamin K analogue; its sodium diphosphate salt is used as a prothrombinogenic vitamin.
a water-soluble synthetic derivative of menadione. The sodium diphosphate salt is used in the treatment and prevention of vitamin K deficiency.
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Phytomenadione or menadiol
in the management of an elevated international normalized ratio (prothrombin time).
2 ml) (can be given orally) Menadiol
Tablet (10 mg) Infants: 1 mg/day Children: 5-10 mg/day Vitamin E Alpha-tocopheryl Oral (age 1 month-18 years) acetate 2-20 mg/kg/day Intramuscular 10 mg/kg/month Vitamin D Cholecalciferol Oral solution (3 000 units/ml) (vitamin 1-12 years: 10 000-25 000 units/day [D.