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Ofcold (Caffeine) Drug Price and Information

Caffeine (Ofcold) stimulates the brain; hence it is used as a central nervous stimulant. It is used along with analgesics and/or ergotamine for migraine (severe headaches with nausea). It is also used for a breathing condition (apnea) in premature infants. 

Ofcold - Sanjeevani Bio-Tech (Exim) Pvt. Ltd.

Ofcold  Tablet  


Generic : Caffeine
 25.00
500mg/2mg/60mg/30mg
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Ofcold (Caffeine) from Sanjeevani Bio-Tech (Exim) Pvt. Ltd.

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When is Ofcold prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

It may be administered orally at a dose of 100-200 mg , repeated after 3-4 hours as needed. For apnea in premature babies, it is administered intravenously or orally at an initial dose of 20 mg/kg, followed by 5 mg/kg/day.

What are the common side effects of Ofcold

Central Nervous System: Confusion, dizziness, sleeplessness, restlessness, excitement, nervousness, tinnitus, light depression and fatigue, visual disturbance, muscular tremor, headache, lightheadedness, seizures.

Heart: Fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm.

Gastrointestinal: Vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, necrotizing enterocolitis, gastritis.

Skin: Rash, dry skin.

Genitourinary: Increased urination.

Metabolic: Low sugar.

Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing.

Miscellaneous: Hypersensitivity (eg, dermatitis, rhinitis, bronchial asthma), feeding intolerance, sepsis, accidental injury, stroke.

In premature infants, caffeine in addition may cause the following side effects: Skin breakdown, damage to the retina of the eye, bleeding from gastrointestinal tract, kidney failure, increased clotting of blood, acidosis, accumulation of water in the lungs and bleeding in the brain.

How to use Ofcold?

It comes as a tablet, capsule to take by mouth. It is also available in injection, administered by the healthcare providers, directly into the vein.

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In which conditions should Ofcold be avoided?

Do not administer solutions containing sodium benzoate to children.

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What are the Precautions needed with Ofcold

While taking this medication avoid drinking excess amount of caffeine- containing drinks.

Though caffeine may increase alertness, it can cause dizziness. Hence avoid doing anything that requires concentration and can cause disability or death in case of an accident, e.g. driving a car or operating machinery.

It is not to be used as a substitute for sleep.

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, stomach problems (peptic ulcer), seizures, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Do not change the dose without consulting with your doctor.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it 25°C. Store it in air tight container and keep away from children.



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