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caffeine citrate solution - oral, Cafcit

GENERIC NAME: CAFFEINE CITRATE SOLUTION - ORAL (KAF-een SIT-rate)

BRAND NAME(S): Cafcit

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USES: This medication is used for the short-term treatment of a breathing problem (apnea) in premature infants. Caffeine blocks certain proteins (adenosine receptors) which lead to improved breathing in these infants.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This medication is also a stimulant that may be used to keep you awake and alert.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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