Capnea Injection

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Overview

Uses of Capnea Injection
Capnea Injection is used in the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome.
Capnea Injection side effects
Common
  • Increased production of urine.
  • Increased heart rate
  • Restlessness
How to use Capnea Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Capnea Injection works
Capnea Injection is a stimulant. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances (adenosine and phosphodiesterase) leading to stimulation of the brain and respiratory system in premature newborns. This reduces the number of episodes of interrupted breathing and helps the newborns breathe on their own.
Capnea Injection related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Capnea Injection 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
Capnea Injection 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
Capnea Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Capnea Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Capnea Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Capnea Injection
Noapnea 20mg/ml Injection
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₹501.26/ml of Injection
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Cafirate 20mg/ml Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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Cafirate 20mg/ml Injection
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Expert Advice

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  • 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.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Capnea?
Capnea 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 Capnea 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 Capnea good or bad?
Capnea. if taken as medicine for recommended indications and in adequate dosage it provides beneficial effects. Too much Capnea is harmful. Always consult your doctor if you get any of the bad effects or side effects after use of Capnea
Q. Is Capnea good for hair?
There is no report available on the use of Capnea and hair growth. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Capnea addictive?
No, Capnea 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. Capnea does not meet this definition. However, people who have taken it for long may experience "Capnea withdrawal" symptoms like headache, anxiety, fatigue, drowsiness or depression, 12–24 hours after the last dose of Capnea but resolves within 24–48 hours
Q. Is Capnea good for heart?
Capnea 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th Sep 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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