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Menadione: Menadione is one of the fat soluble vitamins that are collectively known as Vitamin K. Menadione is vital for normal blood clotting and healthy bones and kidneys. Menadione is synthetic and available in supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Menadione

Adequate amounts of Menadione are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Menadione

Adequate amounts of Menadione are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Menadione

Excessive intake of Menadione may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Menadione

Menadione: An analogue of the napthoquinone vitamin K found in plants. The vitamins K are essential for blood coagulation as it is necessary for the hepatic synthesis of the coagulation factors II, VII, IX, and X; deficiency results in a bleeding diathesis. These vitamins are lipo-soluble; absorption via intestinal lymphatics requires the presence of bile salts. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Menadione : synthetic vitamin K; 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone.
Source: CRISP

Menadione: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Menadione) include:

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