What is Vitamin K?

Category: Supplements

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Vitamin K refers to a group of three fat-soluble vitamins called the quinones. It is found in leafy green vegetables such as spinach and kale. Also cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, avocado and kiwifruit are high in Vitamin K.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 1
Cystic fibrosis 2 0
Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome 1 0
Autoimmune hepatitis 1 1
Hair loss 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vitamin K

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Vitamin K

Dosage Patients
1 mg daily 2
1 mg/0.5 mL daily 1
1 other daily 1
10 mg daily 1
90 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Vitamin K

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Vitamin K

Duration

Currently taking Vitamin K

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking Vitamin K

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Vitamin K.