Last update: Aug. 12, 2014

Phytomenadione

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

American Academy of Pediatrics: Maternal Medication Usually Compatible With Breastfeeding.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Phytomenadione since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Tradenames

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 100 %
Molecular weight 451 daltons
Protein Binding 90 %
Tmax 12 hours
T1/2 20 hours
Theoretical Dose <0,0001 mg/Kg/d
Relative Dose 0,003 %
Relat.Ped.Dose 0,0003 %

References

  1. Sauberan JB. High-Dose Vitamins. Breastfeed Med. 2019 Apr 30. Abstract
  2. Ares Segura S, Arena Ansótegui J, Díaz-Gómez NM; en representación del Comité de Lactancia Materna de la Asociación Española de Pediatría. La importancia de la nutrición materna durante la lactancia, ¿necesitan las madres lactantes suplementos nutricionales? [The importance of maternal nutrition during breastfeeding: Do breastfeeding mothers need nutritional supplements?] An Pediatr (Barc). 2015 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  3. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  4. AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs. Transfer of drugs and other chemicals into human milk. Pediatrics. 2001 Sep;108(3):776-89. Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  5. Greer FR. Do breastfed infants need supplemental vitamins? Pediatr Clin North Am. 2001 Abstract

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