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Caffeine

Brand names: ADOLOMED (in combination) ALGOFEN (in combination) ANACIN (in combination) ASCOMP WITH CODEINE (in combination) CAFCIT CAFERGOT (in combination) CAFFOX (in combination) CON-Z-LIN (in combination) CONSU (in combination) DOLOMO (in combination) DVORAH (in combination) ESGIC (in combination) EXCEDRINIL (in combination) FIORICET (in combination) FIORICET WITH CODEINE (in combination) FIORINAL (in combination) FIORINAL WITH CODEINE (in combination) FIORINAL-C (in combination) FLUCOL (in combination) FONGTIT (in combination) GENCEBOK IROCOPHAN (in combination) LONARID-N (in combination) MIGERGOT (in combination) MIGRIL (in combination) NEURALGIN (in combination) NORGESIC FORTE (in combination) ORPHENGESIC FORTE (in combination) PACOFEN (in combination) PANADOL EXTRA (in combination) PEYONA RICOFLU (in combination) SEMOR PAIN AND FEVER (in combination) SOLPADEINE (in combination) SOLPADEINE HEADACHE (in combination) STONA COLD (in combination) SUNFLU (in combination) THOMADUO (in combination) THOMAPYRIN (in combination) TREZIX (in combination) TRIANAL (in combination) UNIFLU COLDS & FLU (in combination) UNIFLU WITH GREGOVITE C (in combination) VANATOL (in combination) VIVIMED (in combination) VTOL LQ (in combination) WILSON (in combination) ZEBUTAL (in combination)

Description

Caffeine is structurally related to the methylxanthines theophylline and theobromine. Caffeine’s main action is as a CNS stimulant.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Caffeine
D Dermatologicals → D11 Other dermatological preparations → D11A Other dermatological preparations → D11AX Other dermatologicals
Caffeine
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06B Psychostimulants, agents used for ADHD and nootropics → N06BC Xanthine derivatives

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