Caffeine (Coffeinum; list B) - analepticheskih means; alkaloid found in the leaves of tea, coffee beans; stimulator nervous activity. Stimulates the respiratory and vasomotor centers, strengthen the legal processes in the cortex, ucemet heartbeat. Used to increase mental and physical performance, in case of insufficiency of the cardiovascular system, migraines, poisoning drugs and sleeping pills. Assign inside of 0.05-0.1 g per reception 2-3 times a day. Caffeine is contraindicated in increased irritability, insomnia, severe hypertension and atherosclerosis. Higher doses: single 0.3 g daily - 1, the Form: powder. Is part of the combined pill - askofen, novomigrofen, novozhilkin, piramein, tsitramon. Cm. also Stimulants nervous activity.