Vitamin K1 Chew Tabs
Pala-Tech Vitamin K1 Chewable Tablets is indicated in dogs & cats to counter hypoprothrombinemia induced by ingestion of coumarin-based compounds, common ingredients of commercial rodenticides, and other drug induced hypoprothrombinemia where it is definitely shown that the result is due to interference with vitamin K metabolism, i.e. salicylates.
Dosage for Dogs & Cats: Acute hypoprothrombinemia (with hemorrhage) - Administer orally at the rate of 2.5 - 5.0 mg/kg body weight (1 chewable tablet per each 22 pounds of body weight for lower dosage or 1 chewable tablet per each 11 pounds for higher dosage) daily as conditions require up to three weeks. Frequency and amount of oral administration should be guided by regular determination of prothrombin time.
Regular determinations of prothrombin time response should be performed to guide in the initial and subsequent administration of Pala-Tech Vitamin K1 Chewable Tablets. The dosage should be adjusted accordingly. The smallest effective dose should be sought to minimize the risk of adverse reactions.
Vitamin K 25 mg is for dogs and cats.
Vitamin K 50 mg is for use in dogs only.
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