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MEPHYTON
Vitamins, minerals, supplements
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Drug Name:

MEPHYTON Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Phytonadione (Vit. K1) 5mg; scored tabs.

Company:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MEPHYTON:

Secondary hypoprothrombinemia.

Adult:

Initially 2.5–25mg as a single dose depending on severity and response; max 50mg.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Does not counteract effects of heparin. Thromboembolism. Hepatic disease. Absorption requires endogenous bile supply. Neonates. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Reduced absorption with mineral oil, cholestyramine. Antagonizes coumarin or indanedione derivative anticoagulants.

Adverse Reactions:

Gastric disturbances, rash.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100

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