• Shruti Shruti
    April 02, 2010
    Can Vitamin K injections be harmful?
    Shruti Shruti
    April 02, 2010

    My father had excessive nose bleeding after his angioplasty two times and first time he was given Vitamin K injections which caused him sudden restlessness like vomiting,felt like choking and even he felt like it will be fatal for him. Is it so that Vitamin K can't suit certain patients?

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  • MonicaRD
    Health Pro
    April 05, 2010
    MonicaRD
    Health Pro
    April 02, 2010

    Hi Shruti,

     

    There is not much information available about Vitamin K toxicity.  It is a fat soluble vitamin, so in theory, it can be toxic in the body and to the liver.  Here is a link that explains the toxicity in very short terms.

     

    Vitamin K

     

    Best of luck,

    Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD


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