What’s in a name? The pharmacy of vitamin K

Thursday, 15 September, 2016


The Nutristasis Unit highlighted an issue in patients at risk of a bleeding and requiring reversal of vitamin K antagonists. The issue arises due to the availability of two forms of vitamin K from pharmacies, which have differing potency due to the way they are metabolised. One of the forms works and the other doesn’t!

Where Can I Read this Full Article?

You can read the full article on Wiley Online Library

Br J Haematol. 2016 Sep;174(6):989-90. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13828. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

PMID: 26492096