Drug Type: Vitamin

Vitamin K1

Vitamin K is required for regulation of proteins and blood coagulation. It is needed for synthesis of a protein required for blood clotting and is used to manage anticoagulant rodenticide intoxications.

Antibiotics can affect the bioavailability of Vitamin K. Therefore, supplementing the bird's diet with Vitamin K can be beneficial for any bird receiving medical treatment or when bleeding.
  • 0.2-2.2 mg/kg IM q4-8h until stable, then once daily for 14 days.