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Revised: 5/2012

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 syrup 0.2%
 Active ingredient:
Menatetrenone
 Dosage form:
clear yellow syrup
 Print on wrapping:
ケイツーシロップ0.2% ビタミンK2 シロップ剤 2mg/mL 1mL

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 in newborns attributed to vitamin K deficiency.
It is usually used in the treatment of hemorrhagic diseases and hypoprothrombinemia in the newborns, and prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in the newborns and infants.

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

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
  • 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 the treatment of hemorrhagic diseases and hypoprothrombinemia in the newborns: In general, give 1 mL (2 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once daily. The dosage may be increased to 3 mL (6 mL) according to the symptoms.
  • For the prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding in the newborns and infants: In general, give 1 mL (2 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, after confirming that the infant is properly suckled after birth. Then give 1 mL (2 mg) as the second dose on the earlier occasion either of at a week old or at the time of discharge from obstetrics, and as the third dose at a month old respectively.
    Strictly follow the instructions in any case.
  • For newborns shortly after delivered, dilute the syrup by 10 times with cooled boiled water. For newborns who are breast- or bottle-fed, give them the syrup undiluted.
  • For newborns and infants, give this medicine with a baby bottle or spoon. If you directly give this medicine with stick pack, it may hurt the baby's lips or may accidentally get into the airway.
  • If you miss giving a dose, give a dose as soon as you remember and follow the regular dosing schedule from the next time. You should never give two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally give more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop giving this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

No pertinent entries.
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 out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, 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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