Generic Name:Vitamin K(Pytonadione) Brand name:Aqua-Mephyton Classification:fat-soluble vitamins,Antifibrinolytic Agents Action Phytonadione is used in prophylaxis and treatment of hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. It promotes liver formation of the clotting factors II, VII, IX and X. At birth, the newborn does not have bacteria in the colon that necessary for synthesizing fat-soluble vitamin K.Therefore,the newborn may...