VITAMIN K SHOT ADVERSE REACTIONS

Vitamin K shot is made by vaccine manufacturer Merck. The Vitamin K shot is intended to prevent "VKDB" (Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding). This is a complete list of Adverse Reactions listed on the Vitamin K Shot manufacturers insert by vaccine company Merck. The CDC does NOT list a Vaccine Information Sheet for the Vitamin K Shot because it is not considered to a vaccine. * If you find that this shot is unnecessary for your Newborn, you need to inform your birth staff BEFORE your child is born!


ADVERSE REACTIONS:

1. DEATH

2. FLUSHING SENSATION

3. "PECULIAR" SENSATION OF TASTE

4. DIZZINESS

5. RAPID OR WEAK PULSE

6. PROFUSE SWEATING

7. HYPOTENSION (Low Blood Pressure)

8. DYSPNEA (Shortness of Breath)

9. PAIN, SWELLING, TENDERNESS AT INJECTION SITE

10. ALLERGIC SENSITIVITY / ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION (Hives, Nasal Congestion, Scratch throat, Watery/Itchy eyes, Difficulty Breathing)

11. ERYTHEMATOUS (Redness of Skin)

12. INDURATION (Hardening Skin)

13. PRURITIC PLAQUES (Chronic Hives)

14. SCLERODERMAN (Hardening/Tightening of Skin)

15. ERYTHEMA PERSTANS (Ashy Dermatitis)

16. HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA (Excessive breakdown of red blood cells)

17. CYANOSIS (Blue Skin or Lips) 

* Treatment of Hemorrhagic Disease of the Newborn Empiric administration of vitamin K1 should NOT replace proper laboratory evaluation.


https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2003/012223Orig1s039Lbl.pdf