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Revised: 7/2013

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Glakay Capsules 15mg
 Active ingredient:
Menatetrenone
 Dosage form:
orange soft capsule (major axis: 9.6 mm, minor axis: 5.6 mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) グラケー15mg
(Back) グラケー15mg, Glakay

Effects of this medicine

This medicine stimulates bone formation, suppresses bone resorption, and consequently enhances bone density and bone strength.
It is usually used for the improvement of bone mass and pain in osteoporosis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rach, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you are taking warfarin potassium (Warfarin).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 capsule (15 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times daily, after meal. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • The medicine should be taken after meal since the absorption of the medicine will be decreased if you take it on an empty stomach.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible when you remember that you missed a dose. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itch, gastric discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, stomatitis, anorexia, dyspepsia, constipation, headache and edema. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Since the capsule may get soft or discolored due to heat and moisture, store away from moisture, heat and direct sunlight. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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