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Does phytomenadione prevent blood clotting problems?

Phytomenadione, or vitamin K, is needed by the body to form blood clots. Blood clots form to stop external and internal bleeding. The liver needs phytomenadione to make components that cause the blood to clot (specifically factors II, VII, IV, and X). By taking phytomenadione, you ensure that there is an adequate supply of vitamin K to keep the blood clotting properly.

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