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Revised: 8/2013

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 :
Kaytwo Capsules 5mg
 Active ingredient:
Menatetrenone
 Dosage form:
yellow-red/pale yellow-red capsule, overall length: 14.5 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) ケイツー5mg, KZ05E
(Back) ケイツー, 5mg, KZ05E, Kaytwo

Effects of this medicine

Vitamin K is involved in synthesis of normal blood coagulation factors in the liver, and expresses physiological hemostatic action. This medicine treats bleeding and bleeding tendency attributed to vitamin K deficiency.
It is usually used in the treatment of hypoprothrombinemia in newborn infants, intrapartum hemorrhage, hypoprothrombinemia developed during administration of antibiotics or coumarin rodenticide poisoning.

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 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))
  • For hypoprothrombinemia in newborn infants and intrapartum hemorrhage: In general, for expectant mothers, start to take 4 capsules (20 mg of the active ingredients) daily, from a week before childbirth.
    For hypoprothrombinemia developed during administration of antibiotics
    : In general, for adults, take 2 capsules (10 mg of the active ingredients) at a time, twice daily, after breakfast and supper.
    For hypoprothrombinemia developed during coumarin rodenticide poisoning
    : In general, for adults, take 4 capsules (20 mg of the active ingredients) at a time, twice daily, after breakfast and supper. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms or findings of a thrombotest.
    Strictly follow the instructions.
  • 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, gastric discomfort, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. 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

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children. Store it away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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