General English name: Menadiol sodium phosphate
Brand: Menadiol diphosphate, menadiol phosphate, menadiol
Application: Prevention of vitamin K deficiency
Pharmaceutical forms of manadiol sodium phosphate
Pharmacological information of manadiol sodium phosphate
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for blood clotting. It also plays an important role in bone health. Vitamin K deficiency can lead to unwanted bleeding. Most people can get vitamin K from the foods they eat.
This vitamin is found naturally in many foods, especially green leafy vegetables such as cabbage and spinach, green peas and beans, asparagus, broccoli, barley and wheat. Mannadiol sodium phosphate is an alternative form of vitamin K for people who are unable to absorb enough vitamin K from their diet due to problems absorbing fat. It is a water-soluble form of vitamin K that can help prevent vitamin K deficiency.
The correct amount and method of taking menadiol
Note the expiration date of menadiol sodium phosphate, and do not take it if it has expired.
Never give menadiol to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with menadiol, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Consumption of menadiol sodium phosphate during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Menadiol should not be used late in pregnancy.
The effect of menadiol on driving
Menadiol can not make you dizzy or drowsy, it does not adversely affect your driving skills.
Menadiol drug interaction
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking menadiol sodium phosphate:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This medicine should not be used in late pregnancy.
- If you are deficient in vitamin E or glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of menadiol
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. There is no specific side effect to taking menadiol, it may only cause jaundice and anemia in the person, if you have such symptoms, see a doctor immediately.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to menadiol.
Side effects of menadiol overdose (menadiol poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.
Storage conditions of menadiol
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.