Caffedrine


Chattem | Caffedrine (Medication)


Desc:

Caffedrine/caffeine is as a central nervous system stimulant, increasing alertness and producing agitation. It also relaxes smooth muscle, stimulates cardiac muscle, stimulates diuresis and appears to be useful in the treatment of some types of headache. ...

Side Effect:

Too much caffeine can make you restless, anxious, and irritable. It may also keep you from sleeping well and cause headaches, abnormal heart rhythms, or other problems. Caffeine is likely safe for most adults when used appropriately.

Caffeine can cause insomnia, nervousness and restlessness, stomach irritation, nausea and vomiting, increased heart rate and respiration, and other side effects. Caffeine can make sleep disorders in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) worse. Larger doses might cause headache, anxiety, agitation, chest pain, and ringing in the ears.

Large doses may be unsafe and can cause irregular heartbeats and even death. ...

Precaution:

Some people are more sensitive to the effects of caffeine than others. They should limit their use of caffeine. Certain drugs and supplements may interact with caffeine.

Tell your doctor if you have:heart problems, diabetes, anxiety disorders, depression, ulcers, allergies (especially drug allergies).

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take, including:cimetidine, disulfiram, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, birth control pills, diet pills, decongestants, if you smoke. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...