phytonadione


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phytonadione

 [fi″to-nah-di´ōn]
a fat-soluble vitamin of the vitamin K group; used to promote prothrombin formation in hypoprothrombinemia of various causes, administered orally or parenterally.

phyl·lo·quin·one (K),

, phylloquinone K (fil'ō-kwin'ōn, -kwī'nōn),
The major form of vitamin K found in plants isolated from alfalfa; also prepared synthetically.

phytonadione

/phy·to·na·di·one/ (fi-to″nah-di´ōn) vitamin K1: a vitamin found in green plants or prepared synthetically, used as a prothrombinogenic agent.

phytonadione

1 See vitamin K1.
2 an agent used to promote the production of prothrombin to treat hypoprothrombinemia. It is administered via the oral and parenteral routes.

phytonadione (fī´tōnədī´ōn),

n (vitamin K1)
brand names: AquaMEPHYTON, Konakion, Mephyton;
drug class: vitamin K1, fat-soluble vitamin;
action: needed for adequate blood clotting (factors II, VII, IX, X);
uses: vitamin K malabsorption, hypoprothrombinemia, prevention of hypoprothrombinemia caused by oral anticoagulants.

phytonadione

vitamin K.

phytomenadione, phytonadione

vitamin K1; a naturally occurring form of vitamin K obtained from plants; used as an antidote in poisoning by warfarin and other anticoagulant rodenticides.
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Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Phytonadione (Vitamin K1) in Patients on Long-term Oral Anticoagulant Therapy.
Reversal of excessive effect of regular anticoagulation: low oral dose of phytonadione (vitamin K1) compared with warfarin discontinuation.
But since phytonadione comes in scored 5-mg tablets, it's impractical to give 3 mg.