APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

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Composition for APNICAF NA ORAL SOLUTION

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
308.06
1 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for APNICAF

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

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Uses of APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

Apnicaf oral solution is used in the treatment of migraine.
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Side effects of APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

Common

Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dehydration.

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How to use APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Apnicaf oral solution at a fixed time.

How APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Apnicaf oral solution works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

In Depth Information on APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

Expert advice for APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for APNICAF ORAL SOLUTION
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apnicaf oral solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for APNICAF NA ORAL SOLUTION

Frequently asked questions for Caffeine

Q. What is caffeine?
Caffeine 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 caffeine 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
Q. Is caffeine good or bad?
Caffeine; if taken as medicine for recommended indications and in adequate dosage it provides beneficial effects. Too much caffeine is harmful. Always consult your doctor if you get any of the bad effects or side effects after use of caffeine
Q. Is caffeine good for hair?
There is no report available on the use of caffeine and hair growth. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is caffeine addictive?
No, caffeine 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. Caffeine does not meet this definition. However, people who have taken it for long may experience "caffeine withdrawal" symptoms like headache, anxiety, fatigue, drowsiness or depression, 12–24 hours after the last dose of caffeine but resolves within 24–48 hours
Q. Is caffeine good for heart?
Caffeine 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.
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