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Caffeine citrate
Essential medicine status
General description

Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 2007 (TRS 946) for Apnoea of newborn
Therapeutic equivalent for
Recommendations
Section
Medicines administered to the neonate [c]
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 20 mg per mL (equivalent to 10 mg caffeine base per mL)
  • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per mL (equivalent to 10 mg caffeine base per mL)