Medicine Overview of K Nat Injection
Uses of K Nat Injection
Side effects of K Nat Injection
Altered taste, Cyanosis (bluish discoloration of the skin), Shortness of breath, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Increased bilirubin in the blood, Decreased blood pressure, Itching, Skin erosion, Skin eruptions.
How to use K Nat Injection
How K Nat Injection works
In Depth Information on K Nat Injection
Expert advice for K Nat Injection
- If you need surgery or dental work, tell the surgeon or dentist ahead of time that you are using Vitamin K.
- Vitamin K should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease as the administration of high dosages has resulted in further depression of liver function.
- Routine liver function tests should be performed if regular or prolonged therapy with vitamin K is necessary in patients with liver disease.
- Too much vitamin K can be harmful if you are receiving dialysis treatments due to kidney disease.
- If you have a medical history of blood disorders.
- If you have a medical history of gallbladder disease (e.g., obstructive jaundice, biliary fistula) .
- If you have a medical history of liver or kidney disease.
- If you have recently used or are currently taking an antibiotic.
- If you have recently used or are currently taking a blood thinner such as anisindione, heparin, warfarin, Coumadin.
- If you have recently used or are currently taking salicylates such as aspirin, Backache Relief Extra Strength, Novasal, Nuprin Backache Caplet, Doan's Pills Extra Strength, Pepto-Bismol, Tricosal, and others.
- During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly need.
- Vitamin K alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol in some formulations may cause dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to vitamin K.
- Vitamin K in some formulations contains benzyl alcohol, which has been reported to cause toxic and fatal reactions ("gasping syndrome") in newborn children. Discuss any questions or concerns with your doctor.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.