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What is the dosage for caffeine tablets-oral?
100 to 200 mg every 3 to 4 hours as needed no later than 6 hours before bedtime.
Which drugs or supplements interact with caffeine tablets-oral?
Combining caffeine with other stimulating agents, such as methylphenidate (Ritalin, Ritalin SR, Ritalin LA, Concerta, Methylin, Methylin ER, Metadate CD, Metadate ER), should be done with caution. This combination may cause increased side effects including rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, hallucinations, tremor, and anxiety. Other dietary sources of caffeine, such as tea, add to the effect. Caffeine should be used with caution with adenosine, as the effects of adenosine may be diminished. Linezolid, phenelzine, selegiline, and tranylcypromine combined with caffeine increases the risk of high blood pressure. Consider alternatives when combining caffeine and vemurafenib and Stiripentol as caffeine concentrations may be increased.
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