Indications "menadione"

"Vikasol" sold in tablets of 0,015 grams of the powder, it can also produce 1 ml ampoules.One milliliter of solution contains 0.01 g vikasola based on the anhydrous substance.This drug normalizes blood clotting, so it is prescribed for capillary, frequent nasal bleeding and hemorrhoids, bleeding arising from ulcerative lesions of the stomach and intestines, during the treatment of radiation sickness."Vikasol" is also prescribed to women in the last trimester of pregnancy as prophylaxis of bleeding in the newborn.

drug may appoint a newborn at increased bleeding."Vikasol" is used with dysfunctional uterine bleeding occurring before puberty and in pre-menopausal.He was appointed at the time of bleeding in tuberculosis, with a decrease in blood coagulation, in septic diseases, the use of anticoagulants."Vikasol" You can drink a heavy menstr
ual period, but in this case need to be examined by a gynecologist, because the drug can be prescribed only by the doctor. When idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemophilia appointment "menadione" is inappropriate, since in these cases the drug does not bring healing effect.

Instructions for Use "menadione".The recommended dose of the drug.

Tablets "menadione" is taken orally with water.The average dose for adults - 0,015-0,3 grams per day.The solution "menadione" for injection administered intramuscularly at a dose of 0.01-0.015 grams.Do not exceed the maximum dose."Vikasol" tablets should not be taken more than 0.03 grams in one go, and for the day - no more than 0.06, the solution "menadione" can not drive more than 0,015 grams intramuscularly at a time, and a day - no more than 0.03The dose of "menadione" for newborns should not be more than 0,004 grams. "Vikasol" categorically contraindicated in thromboembolic events, and increased blood clotting.

children up to one year "Vikasol" give a daily dose of 0.002 to 0.005 grams, children up to 3 years old - a dose of 0.006 grams, at the age of three to four years - 0,008 grams.Five-nine year old children are given 0.01 grams of the drug, for children between 10 and 14 years - 0,015 grams.The daily dose is divided into 2-3 pieces, take 3-4 days, then you need to take a break for four days and repeat the course admission.

"Vikasol" can cause side effects: it hypervitaminosis of vitamin K, which causes an increase in thrombin and bilirubin;dizziness, low blood pressure, tachycardia.The children may develop toxemia, which is expressed as seizures.Infants may cause jaundice.