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K-Quinone-(Scientific Botanicals, Inc) each drop contains 2mg K1.
Biotics Research Bio-K Mulsion, each drop contains 500 mcg K1.

I've read that both can be given to newborns instead of the vitamin K shot.
I am leaning towards getting the Bio-K Mulsion because I found it for both a cheaper price and cheaper international shipping to me here in the UAE.

If one drop of the Bio-K mulsion contains 500 mcg and 1 drop of the K-Quinone contains 2 mg and recommended dosage of the K-Quinone is 2 drops at birth etc. What would be the dosage of the Bio-K Mulsion?
Anyone familiar with this brand or used it?


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I'm not familiar with that brand, I used K-Qinone. I used the dosage recommendations of oral Konakion as given to infants in Europe. I found the only English instructions on this New Zealand website, but it should give you a good idea how many mg of K1 are to be given when:

http://www.medsafe.govt.nz/profs/puarticles/vitk.htm
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Anyone used Bio-K mulsion?

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K-Quinone-(Scientific Botanicals, Inc) each drop contains 2mg K1.<br>
Biotics Research Bio-K Mulsion, each drop contains 500 mcg K1.<br><br>
I've read that both can be given to newborns instead of the vitamin K shot.<br>
I am leaning towards getting the Bio-K Mulsion because I found it for both a cheaper price and cheaper international shipping to me here in the UAE.<br><br>
If one drop of the Bio-K mulsion contains 500 mcg and 1 drop of the K-Quinone contains 2 mg and recommended dosage of the K-Quinone is 2 drops at birth etc. What would be the dosage of the Bio-K Mulsion?<br>
Anyone familiar with this brand or used it?<br><br><br>
Thanks!!!
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