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Vivarin

Vivarin



USES: Caffeine is a stimulant that is used to help keep you awake and alert. It is also used for certain types of headaches.



 
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Avg Consumer Rating 4.3 out of 5
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Vivarin

Uses
Caffeine is a stimulant that is used to help keep you awake and alert. It is also used for certain types of headaches.
Notes
  • This medication is not a substitute for normal sleep patterns.
  • It is not to be taken on a routine basis.
  • Be aware of the caffeine content in foods and beverages such as coffee, tea, soft drinks, cocoa and chocolate.

Storage
  • Store away from heat, light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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Vivarin Caffeine Alertness Aid,
Vivarin Caffeine Alertness Aid,
Vivarin pills adult candy mold
Vivarin pills adult candy mold
It sounds like a Vivarin caffeine
It sounds like a Vivarin caffeine

How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth as directed.
  • Do not increase the dose, take this more often than prescribed or continue using this for prolonged periods.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, stomach upset, insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, tremor, headache, lightheadedness may occur.
  • Large amounts of caffeine may aggravate ulcers, cause frequent urination, flushing, muscle twitch or irritability.
  • If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, depression, rapid breathing, chest pain, confusion or fatigue while taking this medication.
  • Abrupt stopping of caffeine intake after several weeks of regular daily use may cause withdrawal symptoms such as headache, anxiety or muscle tension within 12 to 18 hours.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing heart disease, diabetes, anxiety disorders, depression, a history of ulcers or any allergies.
  • This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Since small amounts of this medication appear in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including cimetidine, disulfiram, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, birth control pills, diet pills, decongestants or if you smoke.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Vivarin
Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 31
Time Taken: 3 weeks

Reason: Daily Exhaustion Date: 9 April 2010
Side Effects
I am not sure of any side effects as I recently had my gall bladder removed and I am still experiencing extreme nausea from that. Daily extreme nausea seems normal for me.

Additional Thoughts
I decided to try Vivarin since my 4yr old decided to stop sleeping at night, and coffee doesn't cut it anymore to help me feel awake and alert.

Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 23
Time Taken: 1 years

Reason: lack of energy Date: 3 October 2009
Side Effects
Vivarin does give you plenty of energy when there is a lack there of. However does quickly get you dependant on it if you begin to take it regularly.

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Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 20
Location: Georgia
Time Taken: 2 days

Reason: to help stay awake while studying! Date: 30 November 2008
Side Effects
stomach nausea

Additional Thoughts
works great but do not take too much!!!

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