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Some interactions may increase the need for vitamin K:

Antibiotics: Prevent absorption and kill normal bacterial folra.  

Anticonvulsants: Affect the body ability to use Vit K.  

Bile Acid Sequestrants (Cholestyramine) and Aspirin: Affect absorption.

Mineral oil laxatives: Affect absorption.

Weight Loss Products (Orlistat and olestra): Affect absorption as they prevent absorption of fats.

X-rays and Radiation: Deplete vitamin K levels and raise vitamin K requirements.

Avoid high doses of vitamin K and food rich in vitamin K when anticoagulants are used.

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