Cafigesic Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cafigesic Tablet
Cafigesic Tablet is used in the treatment of headache.
Cafigesic Tablet side effects
Common
  • Increased heart rate
  • Restlessness
How to use Cafigesic Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cafigesic Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cafigesic Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
How Cafigesic Tablet works
Cafigesic Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Caffeine and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. Caffeine narrows the blood vessels in the brain to reduce headache. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Together, they relieve headache effectively.
Cafigesic Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Caffeine+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cafigesic Tablet 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cafigesic Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Cafigesic Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cafigesic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cafigesic Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Cafigesic Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Cafigesic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cafigesic Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Cafigesic Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cafigesic

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I am suffering from chronic headache. It started from 25 Feb, 2014 and continued till now.It is just like 24x7 i .e. Head pains all time but some time it exceeds. There is no relief from headache any time.I am attaching the latest prescription
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
daily do yoga and pranayam, take sirahsooladi vajr ras 2 tab twice, cephagarin tab 2 tab twice, add 2-2 drops of cephagarin drops in your nostril, drink more of water
Food posining problem from today morning. Not able to digest food also. Feeling tired , body temp is little warm and headache also
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
ZENFLOX OZ twice daily for 5 daysrabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 weektab ZINCOVT once daily for 10 days
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FAQs

Q. What is the rationale behind using caffeine with paracetamol?
Caffeine is often combined with paracetamol because it increases the effectiveness of paracetamol.
Q. What if I overdose on Cafigesic?
Contact your doctor immediately even if you feel well. Cafigesic can cause serious liver damage if overdose. Symptoms of liver damage are ever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, and yellow skin or eyes.
Q. What is the recommended dose of Cafigesic?
The recommended dose for adult and children are different. Adults: Take 1-2 tablets every 4 hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets a day. Children: Give 1 tablet every 4 hours. Do not give more than 4 tablets a day.
Q. Can I take Cafigesic for headache everyday?
Avoid using Cafigesic for more than 2-3 days per week for headache to prevent the occurrence of a medicine-overuse headache.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cafigesic?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. Can the use of Cafigesic cause damage to the liver?
Cafigesic contains Paracetamol. This medicine is known to cause harm to the liver in high doses. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately If you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage such as fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal live enzymes.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Theo Pharma Pvt Ltd, 401, Sachet-3, Mirambica School Road, Naranpura, Naranpura
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