VITAMIN K1 TABLETS

VITAMIN K1 TABLETS

COMPOSITION

VITAMIN K1 TABLETS (phytomenadione) 25 mg

INDICATIONS

For use in dogs when a vitamin K1 deficiency may exist.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

0.5 to 2.5 mg/kg/day in a single or divided dose, or as recommended by a veterinary surgeon. For maximum absorption of vitamin K1 administer with a mildly fatty meal. Can be crushed and sprinkled on food.

PRESENTATION

Tablets, 25 mg (cross scored): 25’s.

STORAGE

Store below 30┬░C (Room Temperature).

AVAILABILITY

For General Sale

NOTES VITAMIN K1 TABLETS

Vitamin & Nutrient Interactions: There are close interactions between many essential nutrients. Some of these relationships are extremely complicated, such as the close interaction between Vitamin E and Vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, Vitamin C, iron, Vitamin A and zinc.

Using large doses of Vitamin C also increases requirements for Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, zinc, folic acid, and choline.

Vitamin C enhances tissue growth and wound healing, acts as a major antioxidant to neutralise free radicals, improves immune function and response, especially in stressed horses, acts to reduce stress, and is critical in the maintenance and repair of joint cartilage and tendons.

As a water soluble vitamin, Ascorbic acid must be supplemented regularly two to three times weekly. VITAMIN C is essential in the maintenance and repair of joint cartilage.

VITAMIN K1 TABLETS WARNINGS

Export Slaughter Interval (Horses): Nil

As an alternative to Injectable Vitamin C, consider using HI-VITE C with BIOFLAVINOIDS oral paste.

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