Mephyton Oral Tablet 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Mephyton: Oral tablet (5mg)

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Mephyton 5mg Tab
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: VRX 405  |  MEPHYTON

What is this Medicine?

PHYTONADIONE (fye toe na DYE one) is a man-made form of vitamin K. This medicine is used to treat vitamin K deficiency or bleeding problems caused by various disorders.

Similar Generic Drugs : Phytonadione: Oral tablet (100mcg)
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Mephyton 5mg Tablet

NDC: 001871704
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Coumarin Toxicity, Bleeding Prophylaxis, Vitamin K Deficiency, Nutritional Supplementation, Hypoprothrombinemia, Hemorrhage

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hemorrhagic Disease Of The Newborn (HDN) Prophylaxis, Osteoporosis Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store in carton until contents are used
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Mephyton 5mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_20210.JPG
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: VRX 405  |  MEPHYTON
Shape: round
Color: yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Mephyton 5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Foods containing olestra and Mephyton 5mg Tablet(Vitamin K (Phytonadione))
Foods containing olestra and Phytonadione(Vitamin K (Phytonadione))
If large amounts of foods containing olestra are eaten (such as WOW chips, fat-free Pringles, or Utz Yes potato chips), the absorbtion of certain vitamins, including Phytonadione, Vitamin K 1, may be decreased.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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