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Mephyton Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- What are the possible side effects of phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- What is the most important information I should know about phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- How should I take phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Mephyton)?
- What happens if I overdose (Mephyton)?
- What should I avoid while taking phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- What other drugs will affect phytonadione (Mephyton)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Mephyton)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Mephyton)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking phytonadione (Mephyton)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect phytonadione (Mephyton)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- salicylates such as aspirin, Backache Relief Extra Strength, Novasal, Nuprin Backache Caplet, Doan's Pills Extra Strength, Pepto-Bismol, Tricosal, and others.
- an antibiotic;
- a blood thinner such as anisindione (Miradon), heparin, or warfarin (Coumadin); or
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with phytonadione. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about phytonadione.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Mephyton Information
- Mephyton Drug Interactions Center: vitamin k oral
- Mephyton Side Effects Center
- Mephyton Overview including Precautions
- Mephyton FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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