Caffeine


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Migraine W/ ergotamine: 100 mg. Mild CNS stimulant 50-100 mg, up to 200 mg. Not to be taken more often than 3 hrly. Max: 1 g/day
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Peptic ulceration; symptomatic cardiac arrhythmias and/or palpitations; 1st several days to wk after an acute MI; neonates; pregnancy; lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, mild delirium; nausea, vomiting, gastric irritation.
Drug Interactions
Concurrent use may reduce the sedative/anxiolytic effect of benzodiazepines. Reduced levels when used with aminoglutethimide, carbamazepine, phenobarbital or rifampin. Increased levels when used with fluvoxamine, ketoconazole, rofecoxib, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin or ofloxacin. β-adrenergic agonists, disulfiram, aspirin.
ATC Classification
N06BC01 - caffeine ; Belongs to the class of xanthine derivative agents. Used as CNS stimulant.
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