|Company:||Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.|
|Generic:||Paracetamol + Caffeine|
Napa EXTRA is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of headaches. It helps relieve headache by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that causes headache. Your doctor will advise how much Napa EXTRA you need to take. It can be taken with or without food. You should take the medicine regularly while you do need it and try not to miss doses as it will become less effective. It should be used with caution in people who have any problems with their heart, kidneys, or liver. Using this medicine may cause increased heart rate or restlessness. If you experience any of such side effects that do not go away or worsen, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms. Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other illnesses or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by, some other medications you are using so let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive sleepiness. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.
Uses of Napa EXTRA
Side effects of Napa EXTRA
- Increased heart rate
How to use Napa EXTRA
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Napa EXTRA may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Avoid Napa EXTRA with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, and cocoa beans.
How Napa EXTRA works
Napa EXTRA is a combination of two medicines: Caffeine and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. Caffeine narrows the blood vessels in the brain to reduce headaches. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Together, they relieve headaches effectively.