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NOAPNEA

Noapnea Injection is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of apnea (a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts) of prematurity

Generic Name:

caffeine citrate injection 20mg/ml

Dosage form:

Injection



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Description

 Noapnea Injection is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of apnea (a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts) of prematurity. It facilitates normal breathing and reduces interrupted breathing in premature newborns. 


It is very effective, safe & well tolerated.


It is initially given in a high dose of 20 mg/kg once and then given at a maintenance dose of 5 mg/kg for every 24 hrs.

Composition

Caffeine citrate injection 20mg/ml

Precaution

  • Noapnea Injection is given under the supervision of healthcare professionals. Remember, if you are breastfeeding while your infant is treated with this medicine, then do not drink coffee or take any other high caffeine product as this passes into breast milk.
  • Before taking caffeine citrate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if your infant is allergic to it; or if your infant has any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your doctor for more details.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor about your infant's medical history, especially of: heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, stomach problems (e.g., peptic ulcers, necrotizing enterocolitis), seizures.
  • Caution is advised when using this drug in infants because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially the stimulant effects (e.g., trouble sleeping, restlessness, nervousness).

CLINICAL REFERENCES

J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jan-Mar; 18(1): 45–52

Apnea of Prematurity: Caffeine Dose Optimization


Pediatr Neonatol. 2017 Oct;58(5):391-397.

Caffeine Citrate - Is It a Silver Bullet in Neonatology?

Availability

NOAPNEA is also available online in Medplus Mart, 1mg, Pharmeasy, Myupchar, Sasta Sunder.com, Med plus, Med near and save on medicals.


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FAQ

Can I take coffee during breastfeeding?

If you are breast-feeding while your infant is treated with Noapnea Injection, do not drink coffee or take any other high caffeine product as caffeine passes into breast milk.

What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Caffeine Citrate to Children or the Elderly?

Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. For more information we strongly recommend you see a doctor immediately.