Lyomark Pharma is expanding its product portfolio with its own vitamin-K1-prophylaxis for the German market: NeoKay® 1 mg soft capsules.
Newborn babies may have a deficiency of vitamin K1, which can result in rare but serious and even fatal bleeding. To prevent such bleeding, NeoKay® is used prophylactically.
According to german guidelines phytomenadione (vitamin K1) is given to newborn babies and infants immediately after birth (examination U1 in Germany) and when examined at age 3-10 days (U2) and 4-5 weeks (U3).
NeoKay® is a pharmacy-only medicine (PZN: 15267105).
More information on NeoKay® can be found here.