What is Capnea?

Capnea Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Apnea Of Prematurity In Infants and other conditions.

Capnea Injection contains Caffeine Citrate as an active ingredient.

Capnea Injection works by stimulating the brain and and thereby reduces pain.

Capnea Injection Uses

Apnea Of Prematurity In Infants

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Capnea Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Stimulating the brain and and thereby reduces pain.

Capnea Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients

Caffeine Citrate (20 MG)

Capnea Injection – Side-effects

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hand Tremor
  • Restlessness
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Facial Flushing
  • Anxiety

Capnea Injection – Precautions & How to Use

Capnea Injection – Drug Interactions

  • Adenosine
  • Cimetidine
  • Dipyridamole
  • Fluvoxamine
  • Lithium
  • Theophylline

Capnea Injection – Contraindications

  • Allergic to it
  • Breastfeeding
  • Children less than 12 years of age

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Capnea Injection

Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Capnea Injection, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Capnea Injection

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Capnea Injection.

Expired Capnea Injection

Taking a single dose of expired Capnea Injection is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Capnea Injection – Frequently asked Questions

Is Capnea Injection safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Is Capnea Injection safe while breastfeeding?


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when eating Capnea Injection medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if eating the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Capnea Injection. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.

Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?

Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Capnea Injection – Packages and Strengths

Capnea Injection – Packages: 1ML Injection, 2ML Injection, 1 ml, 2 ml

Capnea Injection – Strengths: 40MG, 20MG

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