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Indicated for the prevention and treatment of symptoms of dizziness occurred when traveling (car, boat or plane), such as nausea, vomiting and / or dizziness.
Caffeine has a stimulating action of the nervous system which counteracts the effect of which can cause drowsiness dimenhydrinate.

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 1. What it is Biodramina Caffeine and what it is used
Dimenhydrinate acts against nausea produced by the means of locomotion.
Caffeine has a stimulating action of the nervous system which counteracts the effect of which can cause drowsiness dimenhydrinate.
Pyridoxine by action on the central nervous system is used in nausea and dizziness boxes, such as those due to movement.
Biodramina caffeine is indicated for the prevention and treatment of symptoms of dizziness caused by transportation by land, sea or air, such as nausea, vomiting and / or dizziness in adults and children over 12 years old.
You should consult a doctor if worsens or does not improve after 7 days.


 2. What you need to know before you start taking Biodramina Cafeína
Check with your doctor before taking Biodramina Cafeína if:
- If you are allergic to dimenhydrinate, diphenhydramine, caffeine (or derivatives thereof, such as aminophylline, theophylline ...), pyridoxine hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
- If you have porphyria (rare disorder, usually inherited, in which large amount of porphyrin excreted in feces and urine).
- If you have asthma attacks.
- If you suffer from mental disorders that cause nervous excitement, crises that appear convulsive movements, with or without loss of consciousness (epilepsy), anxiety and insomnia (difficulty sleeping).
- If you have severe disorders of the liver, heart, stomach ulcer, duodenum or high blood pressure.
- If you are being treated with levodopa (a medicine used for Parkinson's disease).
- If you have asthma, severe respiratory diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, chronic bronchitis), as thickening may occur and alter secretions expectoration.
- If you have a disease in which an abnormal increase in activity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism), increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma) occurs, presents enlarged prostate (prostatic hypertrophy) or disease causing clogging of the apparatus urinary or gastrointestinal tract.
- If you are over 65 dry mouth, urinary retention, nausea, sedation, confusion and lowering the pressure (hypotension) may occur.
- If you are using a medicine that causes toxicity in the ear as it may be masked symptoms of these toxic effects, such as ringing in the ears, dizziness or vertigo.
- If you are diabetic, you should be aware that caffeine can raise blood sugar levels.
- If you have liver disease or kidney disorder, stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer or stomach inflammation (gastritis) should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
- You should consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have or have had heart diseases or disorders (cardiac arrhythmia, myocardial ischemia, ...), especially when exercise is conducted or are in areas of high altitude.
- If you are sensitive to other xanthines such as theophylline, aminophylline, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
- If you suspect you may have appendicitis symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or abdominal cramping, you should go to a doctor for it can rule out the presence or absence of appendicitis, as dimenhydrinate may hinder the diagnosis of this disease.
It is recommended to avoid exposure to very high temperatures and follow a hygienic and dietary appropriate measures such as adequate ventilation and hydration.
Avoid exposure to sunlight (even when cloudy), and lamps U.V.A. rays (ultraviolet rays) while taking this medicine.
The simultaneous use of snuff with caffeine contained in this medicine increases degradation of caffeine.

Interference with diagnostic tests:
If you are going to perform analytical testing (blood, urine, etc ...), tell your doctor you are taking this medication because it may alter the results of those tests.
If you are going to perform some allergy test: including skin tests (skin) it is recommended to discontinue treatment 72 hours before the test, not to alter the results of it.
In addition, diabetic patients should be aware that caffeine can increase blood glucose levels.

Children
Do not use this medicine in children under 12 years old.

Taking Caffeine Biodramina
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, you have recently taken or might take any other medicines.

Taking Caffeine Biodramina with food, drink and alcohol
Alcohol consumption is not recommended during the time you are taking this medicine.
Limit consumption of beverages containing caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola drinks) while taking this medicine.
Pyridoxine administration with food delays the absorption of pyridoxine.

Pregnancy, lactation and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant. consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.
Medicine use during pregnancy can be dangerous for the embryo or fetus and should be monitored by your doctor.
Women who are breastfeeding should not take this medication without consulting your doctor or pharmacist, because this medication passes into breast milk.

Driving and using machines
Do not drive or operate machinery because this medicine may cause drowsiness or decreased responsiveness to the recommended doses.

Caffeine Biodramina contains orange lacquer S (E110).
This medicine may cause allergic reactions because it contains orange lacquer S (E110). It can cause asthma, especially in patients allergic to aspirin.


 3. How to take Biodramina Caffeine
Follow exactly the instructions of medicine administration in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist. If in doubt ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended doses are:
Adults and children over 12 years old: 1-2 tablets (50-100 mg of dimenhydrinate, 50-100mg of caffeine and 15-30 mg of pyridoxine hidrocloruroc). If necessary, repeat the dose every 4-6 hours. Do not administer more than 4 tablets (200 mg of dimenhydrinate, 200 mg of caffeine and 60 mg pyridoxine hydrochloride) per day.

Use in children
Children under 12 years old should not take this medicine.

Patients with liver disease: should consult a physician before taking this medicine, since a dose adjustment may be necessary.

This medicine is taken orally.
It is recommended to take the tablets with food, water or milk to minimize gastric irritation.
The first takes at least half an hour should be done before starting the trip (preferably 1-2 hours before), with at least 4 hours between feedings and the next. Do not take the last dose in 6 hours before bedtime to avoid possible insomnia, particularly in patients with sleeping difficulties.

If you take more Biodramina Caffeine should
If you have taken Biodramina Cafeína more than you should, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Symptoms of overdose mainly include: dilated pupils, flushed face, excitation, hallucinations, confusion, irritation of the stomach and intestines with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, abnormal movement, convulsions, deep state of unconsciousness (coma), sudden decrease respiratory and heart functions (cardiorespiratory collapse) and death. Symptoms may be delayed more than 2 hours after the overdose.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion, immediately consult a medical center or call a poison control center (Tel: +34 915620420), indicating the medicine and the amount taken.


 4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Biodramina Caffeine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse effects are usually mild and transient, especially at the beginning of treatment.
During the period of use of dimenhydrinate they have been observed following adverse reactions whose frequency has not been able to establish exactly:
Nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain; Lack of appetite and dry mouth; Sleep and sedation; Headache, vertigo and dizziness; Increased viscosity of mucus in the bronchi, making breathing difficult; Urinary retention and sexual impotence; Glaucoma; Dilated pupils, blurred or double vision; allergic skin reactions and sensitivity to sunlight; Decrease in blood red blood cell number, white blood cells, leukocytes and platelets; porphyria; Hypertension or hypotension; Tachycardia, palpitations and / or cardiac arrhythmias; hyperexcitability; Tinnitus; disorientation; rapid breathing; Hot flushes; abundant urine output; Hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia; Folic acid deficiency; difficulty breathing (apnea, dyspnea); Suppression of lactation, breast pain and increased breast size; Alterations in liver enzymes.


 5. Caffeine Conservation Biodramina
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Store below 25 ° C.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the box after EXP. The expiry date is the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Place containers and medicines no longer required at the point SIGRE pharmacy. If in doubt, ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. This way you will help to protect the environment.


 6. Contents of the pack and other information
Composition
- The active substances are dimenhydrinate, caffeine and pyridoxine hydrochloride. Each tablet contains 50 mg of dimenhydrinate, caffeine 50 mg and 15 mg of pyridoxine hydrochloride.
- The other ingredients (excipients) are methylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, sodium carboxymethyl A (potato), ammonium methacrylate copolymer type A, talc, titanium dioxide (E171), sunset yellow lacquer S (E110) citrate triethyl, polyethylene glycol 6000, dimethicone. See section 2 "Biodramina Caffeine contains orange lacquer S (E110)".


Holder of the marketing authorization:
URIACH-AQUILEA OTC, S.L.
Av. Camí Reial, 51-57
08184 Palau-solità i Plegamans
(Barcelona, ​​Spain)

Responsible for manufacturing:
J. URIACH & Cia., S.A.
Av. Camí Reial, 51-57
08184 Palau-solità i Plegamans
(Barcelona, ​​Spain)


Source: Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products

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