Caffeine as a drug has been studied in the beginning of the last century. Its mild stimulating effect is still used in the maintenance and rehabilitation therapy.
Indications for medical use arediseases accompanied by inhibition of the central nervous system, the cardiovascular and respiratory system (drug poisoning, infectious diseases), cerebral vascular spasm, reduced mental and physical performance, sleepiness.
In the application may experience the followingside effects: sleep disturbance, palpitations (tachycardia), high blood pressure. Coffee displays the body of calcium, necessary for the heart.
Caffeine as central stimulants and otherthe nervous system, is contraindicated in increased excitability, insomnia, high blood pressure and atherosclerosis, and organic diseases of the cardiovascular system, in old age, in glaucoma.
Preparations based on caffeine: Caffeine-sodium benzoate (injection and tablets), a combination of drugs: askofen, koldreks, kaffetin, Sedalgin and many others.
In any medicinal product has caffeinestimulating effect. Doctors are also used for medicinal purposes ability of caffeine to multiply the effect of certain medications, so always take into account when making appointments compatibility.