Vitamin K

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Other names: Mephyton, Konakion
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Category: Dietary supplement
Vitamin K is a group of structurally similar, fat soluble vitamins that are needed for the posttranslational modification of certain p...
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Vitamin K and Hepatic Encephalopathy

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e give vitamin K in someone with hepatic encephalopathy?! L...
" ...why do we give vitamin K in someone with hepatic encephalopathy?! Liver can't use vitamin K for blood... "

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coagulation factors if we give Vitamin K? The patient is in...
" How shall the liver synthesize coagulation factors if we give Vitamin K? The patient is in Hepatic Encephalopathy, and all Vitamin K (in its K1 form) ...synthesis of these factors, giving Vitamin K shall... "

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was started on oral neomycin ,lactulose,low...
" ...to ICU for managemenst of hepatic encephalopathy.He was started on oral neomycin ,lactulose,low protein and high carbohydrate ...frozen plasma b) cryoprecipitate c) vitamin k d) platelets e) packed... "

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e is a known alcoholic. He is started on oral neomycin,...
" ...ICU for the management of hepatic encephalopathy. He is a known alcoholic. He is started on oral neomycin, lactulose, and a low-protein, high-carbohydrate ...B ). Cryoprecipitate C ). Vitamin K D ).... "

ack up (am now taking vitamin k for clotting). Since then, i...
" ...back up (am now taking vitamin k for clotting). Since then, in November I was hospitalized again for hepatic encephalopathy. My ammonia level was over 100. My daughter, who I live with, found me on... "

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-Lactulose if hepatic encephalopathy (brain dysfuncti...
" ...bleeding 11-Vasopressin can be used to help control bleeding 12-Vitamin K 13-Lactulose if hepatic encephalopathy (brain dysfunction from liver disease occurs) If the above... "

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thy. Infections such as spontaneous bacterial peritonitis...
" ...protein diet and agents such as lactulose may help hepatic encephalopathy. Infections such as spontaneous bacterial ...be given with caution. Coagulation disorders will sometimes respond to vitamin... "

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