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Cafcit Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- What are the possible side effects of caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- What is the most important information I should know about caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- How should I take caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cafcit)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cafcit)?
- What should I avoid while taking caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- What other drugs will affect caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cafcit)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your child's next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cafcit)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have given your child too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include loss of appetite, sleep problems, fussiness, or excessive crying.
What should I avoid while taking caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
Avoid giving the child food or drinks that contain caffeine, such as cola or chocolate milk.
What other drugs will affect caffeine citrate (Cafcit)?
Before using caffeine citrate, tell your child's doctor if the child is using any of the following drugs:
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton);
- phenytoin (Dilantin); or
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Slo-Bid, Theo-Dur, Uniphyl, and others).
There may be other drugs not listed that can affect caffeine citrate. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you are giving to your child. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your child's doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about caffeine citrate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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