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Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Vitamin K (class) Konakion® MM Paediatric Injection Adult, Children

Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) - What is it for

Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) cause?

Before taking Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral), what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral)?

Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) - Dosage and How to Use

How should Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) be used?

This leaflet illustrates the proper method of breaking and administering Vitamin K orally from the ampoule.

​The glass ampoules are constructed to ensure a clean break provided the following steps are followed:

Step 1:

  • Shake the ampoule until all the solution is at the bottom.
  • The solution should be clear; do not use if cloudy.
Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) (Administration) Step 1
 

Step 2:

  • Hold the bottom part of the ampoule between the thumb and first finger of one hand.
  • Ensure that the spot on the ampoule is facing towards you.
Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) (Administration) Step 2
 

Step 3:

  • If possible, cover the top of the ampoule with a tissue or towel before holding the top between the thumb and first finger of your other hand.
Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) (Administration) Step 3
 

Step 4:

  • Snap the top of the ampoule off by pushing away from the side with the spot.
Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) (Administration) Step 4
 

​Step 5:

  • Place the dispenser (provided together with the ampoule) vertically into the ampoule.
  • Withdraw the solution into the dispenser until it reaches the correct marking on the dispenser.
  • Hold the dispenser against the light to check whether the solution is clear and also ensure that no glass pieces are stuck to the tip of the dispenser.
  • If unsure, expel the solution into a small cup to check for any glass pieces – if the solution is clear, withdraw again from the cup into the dispenser.
Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) (Administration) Step 5
 

Step 6:

  • Administer the contents of the dispenser directly into the mouth.

 

 

 

 

 
Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) (Administration) Step 6
 

 

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What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Vitamin K Ampoule (Oral) - Additional Information

  • Updated on Monday, October 16, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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