Vitamin K1 Rx
Starting At $0.22 per tablet

Vitamin K1 Rx

Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Vitamin K1 Chewable Tablets for Dogs and Cats?

  • Vitamin K1, also known as Phytonadione, is used in the treatment of warfarin overdose or toxicity.
  • Warfarin is a medication used to help prevent blood clots and is considered an anticoagulant, and is used in some pest poisons.
  • If too much warfarin is ingested, your pet can be susceptible to bleeding easier, and your pet may have a detrimental loss of blood.
  • Vitamin K1 reverses the effects of warfarin and makes the blood clot more easily.

Why do cats and dogs use Vitamin K1?

  • Vitamin K1, or Phytonadione, may be prescribed to help the body form clots and prevent bleeding.
  • Vitamin K1 is often given after animals eat certain kinds of rat or mouse poison.
  • Treatment with Vitamin K1 may be required for several weeks as some poisons remain in the body for a period of time.

What else should I know about Vitamin K1?

  • Often prescribed after pets consume rat poisoning.
  • Prescription required.
  • If given by mouth, may not have a full effect until 6 to 12 hours later.
  • May be given for several weeks as it may take several weeks for warfarin to be eliminated from the body.
  • Giving with foods high in fat content is important for absorption.
  • Usually well-tolerated.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Vitamin K1?

  • Do not stop giving Vitamin K1 without talking with your veterinarian as bleeding may occur. If you miss a dose, give it as soon you remember. If it is time to give the next dose, give two doses.
  • Your veterinarian may ask you to keep your dog or cat quiet while they are being treated with Vitamin K1 to help prevent bleeding.

How do you use Vitamin K1?

  • Vitamin K1 should be given with high fat meals to improve its absorption into the body. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Your veterinarian will need to perform blood tests and exams while your dog or cat is taking Vitamin K1. These tests and visits are important.

What is in Vitamin K1?

  • The antidote or supplement Vitamin K1 is also known as Phytonadione.
  • Phytonadione is needed for the blood to clot normally.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Vitamin K1 is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Vitamin K1?

  • Dogs and cats may use Vitamin K1 for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
  • Do not stop giving Vitamin K1 without talking with your veterinarian as bleeding may occur.