Cafirate 20mg Solution

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Composition for Cafirate 20mg Solution

Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Cafirate Solution

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Uses of Cafirate Solution

Cafirate 20mg Solution is used in the treatment of migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Cafirate Solution

Common

Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dehydration.

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How to use Cafirate Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Cafirate Solution works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Cafirate 20mg solution works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

In Depth Information on Cafirate Solution

Expert advice for Cafirate 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 Cafirate 20mg Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cafirate 20mg 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
CAUTION
Cafirate 20mg Solution should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Cafirate 20mg Solution may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cafirat
e 20mg Solution in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cafirat
e 20mg Solution in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cafirate 20mg Solution

Frequently asked questions for Caffeine

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