- What other names is Caffeine known by?
- What is Caffeine?
- How does Caffeine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Caffeine.
- Headache, including migraine and headache following surgery.
Likely Effective for...
- Mental alertness.
Possibly Effective for...
- Improving athletic performance.
- Preventing dizziness on standing up (orthostatic hypotension) in older people.
- Delaying the onset of Parkinson's disease.
- Preventing type 2 diabetes when consumed from coffee or tea.
- Breathing problems in infants.
- Preventing gallstones.
- Weight loss when given with other drugs.
- Headache after epidural anesthesia.
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Treating attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Skin irritation, redness, and itching; improvement of exercise endurance; overdose; and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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