Substitutes for Apnicaf
No substitutes found for this medicine
Medicine Overview of Apnicaf Injection
Uses of Apnicaf Injection
Apnicaf Injection is used in the treatment of Migraine headaches.
Side effects of Apnicaf Injection
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dehydration.
How to use Apnicaf Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Apnicaf Injection works
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Apnicaf injection works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.
In Depth Information on Apnicaf Injection
Expert advice for Apnicaf Injection
- For relief of pain, consume the medicine only at recommended doses. Immediately consult doctor in case you take more than the prescribed/ recommended dose even if you feel well. Also consult the doctor if the symptoms last for more than 3 days despite taking the medicine.
- Preparations of caffeine and ergot derivatives have been discontinued in view of patient safety.
- When caffeine citrate solution is used for premature apnea of newborns, remember to use one vial of the drug for one dose. Throw away the left-over solution after required amount is used.
Special precautions for Apnicaf Injection
Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apnicaf Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Apnicaf Injection should be used with caution during lactati+more
on. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
It is not known whether Apnicaf Injection alters the ability+more
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Apnicaf Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Apnicaf 10mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Caffeine
Apnicaf is a drug which belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It is also present in tea, coffee, some chocolates and soft drinks, in addition to some medicines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, too much Apnicaf is harmful
Q. Is caffeine alcohol?
No, caffeine is not alcohol; it belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, it must be remembered that too much caffeine is harmful
Apnicaf. if taken as medicine for recommended indications and in adequate dosage it provides beneficial effects. Too much Apnicaf is harmful. Always consult your doctor if you get any of the bad effects or side effects after use of Apnicaf
There is no report available on the use of Apnicaf and hair growth. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
No, Apnicaf is not in the list of addictive drugs. Addiction is said to occur when there is persistent, compulsive dependence on a behavior or substance; without treatment or engagement in recovery activities, addiction is progressive and can result in disability or premature death. Apnicaf does not meet this definition. However, people who have taken it for long may experience "Apnicaf withdrawal" symptoms like headache, anxiety, fatigue, drowsiness or depression, 12–24 hours after the last dose of Apnicaf but resolves within 24–48 hours
Apnicaf is a central nervous system stimulant, and is used in combination with pain-relieving medication to ease headache, migraine pain, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat and period pains. Increased doses may have side effects like increased heart rate (tachycardia), abnormal heart beats (cardiac arrhythmias). Always consult your doctor for the recommended indications, doses and side effects, if any.