Phytomenadione 1424 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Phytomenadione

Common names and synonyms: Phytomenadione anhydrous; Vitamin K; Vitamin K1

Molecular formula: C31H46O2

Molecular weight: 450.69

AI for Vitamin K as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 2.0µg/day
Infants – 7-12 months – 2.5µg/day
Children – 1-3 years – 25µg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 35µg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 45µg/day
Children – 14-18 years – 55µg/day
Men – 19 -70+ years – 70µg/day
Women – 19-70+ years – 60µg/day
Pregnancy & Lactation – 60µg/day

Warnings and restrictions: When used as an active ingredient and the route of administration is oral or sublingual, the medicine requires the following warning statement on the medicine label:
– Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient

TGA reference: British Pharmacopoeia

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