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Friday, April 02, 2010 Shruti, Community Member, asks

Q: Can Vitamin K injections be harmful?

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
4/ 5/10 9:28pm

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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By Shruti, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/26/10, First Published: 04/02/10