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   Amostat

Amostat
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This medication is used occasionally to help you stay awake and alert when you are feeling tired and/or drowsy. Caffeine is a mild stimulant.This medication should not be used to replace sleep.This medication should not be used in children younger than 12 years old.

 
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Amostat

Uses
This medication is used occasionally to help you stay awake and alert when you are feeling tired and/or drowsy. Caffeine is a mild stimulant.This medication should not be used to replace sleep.This medication should not be used in children younger than 12 years old.
Notes
  • Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.

Storage
  • Refer to storage information printed on the package.
  • Protect from light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.
  • Keep all drug products away from children and pets.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include: stomach/abdominal pain, mental/mood changes, seizures, fast/irregular heartbeat.

How To Use
  • Take this product by mouth as directed.
  • Follow all directions on the product package, or take as directed by your doctor.
  • If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.This medication should only be used as needed, not on a regular basis.
  • Though very unlikely, this medication may be habit-forming.
  • Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently than directed, or take it regularly for a long time.This medication may cause dependence, especially if it has been used regularly for an extended time or if it has been used in high doses.
  • In such cases, withdrawal reactions (e.g., headaches, mental/mood changes such as irritation/nervousness) may occur if you suddenly stop this drug.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details, and report any withdrawal reactions immediately.When used for an extended period, this medication may not work as well.
  • Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.Tell your doctor if your condition persists, worsens, or continues to occur again.
  • If you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, trouble sleeping, or increased urination may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.If your doctor has directed you to take this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: dizziness, mental/mood changes (e.g., nervousness, agitation), shaking (tremor), fast/irregular heartbeat.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking caffeine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other xanthine drugs (e.g., theophylline); or if you have any other allergies.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: heart disease (e.g., irregular heart rhythm, recent heart attack), high blood pressure, stomach/intestinal ulcers, mental/mood disorders (e.g., anxiety, nervousness).During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.This drug passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • Not applicable.

Drug Interactions
  • If you are taking this product under your doctor's direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: adenosine, certain asthma medications (theophylline, beta-agonists such as albuterol), ciprofloxacin, disulfiram, drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove caffeine from your body (such as cimetidine, fluvoxamine, macrolide antibiotics including erythromycin), lithium.Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products, diet aids, headache medications) because they may contain caffeine or ingredients that could increase your heart rate or blood pressure.
  • Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.Avoid drinking large amounts of beverages containing caffeine (coffee, tea, certain sodas) or eating large amounts of chocolate while taking this medication.This medication may interfere with certain medical/laboratory tests (including urine VMA/catecholamines levels, dipyridamole-thallium imaging test), possibly causing false test results.
  • Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.

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