Caffeine sodium benzoate

 Tablets caffeine sodium benzoate
 Caffeine sodium benzoate - a means of stimulating the nervous system.

Pharmacological action

Caffeine sodium benzoate has a direct stimulating effect on the cortex of the brain, stimulates the respiratory, vasomotor centers of the medulla oblongata, strengthens reflexes provides interneuronal conduction in the spinal cord, increases motor activity, stimulates mental activity, eliminates sleepiness, helps to cope with fatigue.

Means in small doses stimulates the nervous system, and in high doses can cause harm - sodium benzoate caffeine is able to exert a dampening effect on the nervous system.

Under the action of the heart and vascular mechanisms influence of caffeine varies blood pressure: if the pressure is normal, the drug increases significantly or it does not affect it at all, and if the pressure is reduced, it increases the caffeine.

It is also noted that caffeine stimulates the production of gastric juice has a diuretic effect, reduces platelet aggregation.

Product form

Release tablets Caffeine sodium benzoate.


Sodium benzoate according to the instructions indicated for: increased drowsiness, headaches caused by vascular pathologies, including migraines, moderate hypotension, decrease in physical, mental performance.

Instructions for use of caffeine sodium benzoate

Tablets with caffeine can be taken regardless of meals throughout the day. Before going to sleep better not to take the caffeine, because Insomnia may occur.

To improve efficiency, eliminate sleepiness after children 12l. and adults are 50-100mg drug two or three rows / day. Treatment can take several weeks or months.

 Caffeine sodium benzoate
 For the treatment of headaches after children 12l. and adults shown to take 50-100mg means two or three p / day for several days.

For the treatment of unexpressed hypotension children after 12l., Adult appoint 2-3r take 50-100mg / day. Reduced pressure treatment lasts several weeks.

During therapy, it should be noted that the maximum allowable single dose of sodium benzoate - 300 mg, and the daily - 1000mg.

side effects

Harm sodium benzoate caffeine is the drug in case of intolerance or non-medical recommendations for use can cause anxiety, restlessness, agitation, headaches, seizures, dizziness, tachypnea, insomnia, worsening ulcers, nausea, vomiting, nasal congestion , drug addiction, tachycardia, increased pressure.

The sudden cancellation of caffeine can lead to muscle tension, inhibition of the nervous system, fatigue, sleepiness.

Can an overdose of the drug, which is expressed increased anxiety, abdominal pain, confusion, dehydration, cardiac arrhythmia, hyperthermia, headaches, agitation, frequent urination, tremor, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting with blood, seizures, ringing in the ears.

Harm sodium benzoate caffeine is already apparent in the use of it in a dose of 300mg / day: can appear headaches, tremors, confusion, beats, anxiety.

Treat overdose gastric lavage, use of laxatives, activated carbon. If the patient has a hemorrhagic gastritis, it is administered antacid drugs and washed stomach sodium chloride solution 0, 9%, supported by a ventilator. If overdose having convulsions, diazepam administered intravenously, phenytoin, phenobarbital, maintain water-elekrolitny balance.

Contraindications to the use of sodium benzoate

Sodium benzoate according to the instructions contraindicated in anxiety disorders, cardiovascular diseases of organic nature, in case of hypersensitivity to the facility, paroxysmal tachycardia, ventricular arrhythmia, hypertension, sleep disorders, children up to 12l.

With care prescribe pills Caffeine sodium benzoate in the elderly, glaucoma, epilepsy and tendency to seizures.

Take caffeine nursing, pregnant women can be only on special grounds.

During treatment, it should be noted that the simultaneous use of oral contraceptives with caffeine, ciprofloxacin, disulfiram, norfloxacin, cimetidine may lead to a slow elimination of caffeine by the liver and increasing its level in the blood. Drug in combination with drinks and medicines containing caffeine may lead to over-stimulation of the nervous system.

Also note that the substance impairs the excretion of mexiletine caffeine and nicotine - increases. Caffeine, in turn, affects the absorption of calcium in the digestive tract, reduce the effectiveness of hypnotics, narcotics, accelerates the absorption of cardiac glycosides, lithium increases the excretion of urine.