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Brand name: Vitamin K2 (Caruso's) TM

Active ingredients: menaquinone-7

What it is used for

General: -Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin essential for the functioning of several proteins involved in blood -Required for bone and vascular health -Vitamin K 2 contributes to bone and cardiovascular health Bone: -Helps support and maintain bone mineral density -Helps reduce bone loss in post-menopausal women -Vitamin K2 may help reduce post-menopausal bone loss in women -Helps maintain bone strength -Helps support and maintain and healthy bones -Bone formation and bone loss involves a complex array of nutrients and molecular signalling -K2 is involved in bone building and formation -May assist with osteoporosis -Has the ability to facilitate bone growth and repair -May help support bone mineralisation -Involved in bone mineralisation by acting as a cofactor -Facilitates the integration of calcium into bone -Plays an important biological function/role in bone mineralisation -Vitamin K helps increase bone mineral density -Regulates calcium levels/status -Contribute to bone health -Helps support bone mineral density and bone turnover Heart: -May support cardiovascular health -Vitamin essential for the functioning of several proteins involved in blood -Supports the health of blood vessels

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

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