Active ingredients: phytomenadione
What it is used for
Haemorrhage or threatened haemorrhage as a result of severe "hypo-prothrombinaemia" (i.e. deficiency of coagulation factors II, VII, IX and X) due, for instance, to overdosage of anticoagulants of the dicoumarol type, or to other forms of hypovitaminosis K (e.g. obstructive jaundice, liver and intestinal disorders or prolonged administration of antibiotics, sulfonamides or salicylates).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear to slightly opalescent liquid
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
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems