Menadione

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Menadione
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

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Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

  • For temporary relief of joint pains, bruising, fatigue, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, and hay fever.
  • Dosage: 1-10 drops under the tongue, 3 times a day

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Menadione in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Menadione in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

Consult a physician for use in children under 12 years of age.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Menadione in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Menadione in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

There is limited information regarding Menadione Contraindications in the drug label.

Warnings

  • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health care professional before use.
  • Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
  • Do not use if tamper evident seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool, dry place.

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

There is limited information regarding Menadione Clinical Trials Experience in the drug label.

Postmarketing Experience

There is limited information regarding Menadione Postmarketing Experience in the drug label.

Drug Interactions

There is limited information regarding Menadione Drug Interactions in the drug label.

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA): There is no FDA guidance on usage of Menadione in women who are pregnant.
Pregnancy Category (AUS): There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Menadione in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

There is no FDA guidance on use of Menadione during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione in women who are nursing.

Pediatric Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione in pediatric settings.

Geriatic Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione in geriatric settings.

Gender

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Menadione in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

There is no FDA guidance one the use of Menadione in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

Oral

Monitoring

There is limited information regarding Menadione Monitoring in the drug label.

IV Compatibility

There is limited information regarding the compatibility of Menadione and IV administrations.

Overdosage

There is limited information regarding Menadione overdosage. If you suspect drug poisoning or overdose, please contact the National Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

Pharmacology

Menadione[1]
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IUPAC name 2-Methylnaphthalene-1,4-dione
Other names Menaphthone; Vitamin K3; β-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone; 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthodione; 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone
Identifiers
CAS number 58-27-5
PubChem 4055
DrugBank DB00170
KEGG D02335
ChEBI 28869
ATC code B02BA02
SMILES O=C\2c1c(cccc1)C(=O)/C(=C/2)C
InChI InChI=1/C11H8O2/c1-7-6-10(12)8-4-2-3-5-9(8)11(7)13/h2-6H,1H3
Properties
Molecular formula C11H8O2
Molar mass 172.18 g mol-1
Appearance Bright yellow crystals
Density 1.225g/cm3
Melting point

105 to 107 °C, Expression error: Unrecognized word "to". K, Expression error: Unrecognized word "to". °F

Boiling point

304.5 °C, 578 K, 580 °F (@ 760mmHg)

Solubility in water Insoluble
Hazards
LD50 0.5 g/kg (oral, mouse)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Mechanism of Action

There is limited information regarding Menadione Mechanism of Action in the drug label.

Structure

There is limited information regarding Menadione Structure in the drug label.

Pharmacodynamics

There is limited information regarding Menadione Pharmacodynamics in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

There is limited information regarding Menadione Pharmacokinetics in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

There is limited information regarding Menadione Nonclinical Toxicology in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

There is limited information regarding Menadione Clinical Studies in the drug label.

How Supplied

Menadione 1 FL OZ (30 ml)

Storage

There is limited information regarding Menadione Storage in the drug label.

Images

Drug Images

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Patient Counseling Information

There is limited information regarding Menadione Patient Counseling Information in the drug label.

Precautions with Alcohol

Alcohol-Menadione interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

Look-Alike Drug Names

There is limited information regarding Menadione Look-Alike Drug Names in the drug label.

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.



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