caffeine citrate (oral) (cont.)
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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:
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.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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