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what are the dangers of taking caffeine pills

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unnecessary Medicine: I am not sure why you would be doing this. There would no absolutely no health benefit to your practice and it can put your heart rate and blood press ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not dangerous : Caffeine will give you energy and help you stay awake. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will do the opposite in most people.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Nodoz (caffeine): Is a stimulant and can interfere with alertness, especially with chronic use.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yea: Please dont.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
This is a question: for a psychiatrist, but generally you shouldn't take two medications that might potentiate each other (1 + 1 = 3). One popular sleeper, Trazodone, i ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What knows. : Since acai is supposed to contain high level of anti-oxidants, I do not expect any harm from it. Potentially it may reduce the inflammatory activiti ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not many: Diane-35 is a hormone preparation approved for treatment of acne in young adult woman who also desire contraception. Its' sale in france was recently ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Alcohol: The hazard is that alcohol is a depressant, and counteracts the effects of the antidepressant which could worsen your depression.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Improve health: The effects of a multivitamin will vary, based on your individual nutrient needs.If you already have optimal vitamins & minerals from an excellent die ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diet Frauds: Nothing. There is no health benefit to taking these pills. If you have cardiac or blood pressure issues then we would worry about too much caffeine. ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Zunamon
37 years experience Cardiology
Depends on reason: People with low blood pressure might benefit from taking salt pills to help expand their plasma volume but people prone to congestive heart failure an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Inderal (propranolol): If taken for high blood pressure, headaches and fluctuations in blood pressure occur. If taken for anxiety, changes in pulse rate and some apprehensio ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Norethisterone: I presume you are taking the norethisterone as a progestin only birth control pill. The usual side effects are edema, weakness, anorexia, and irregula ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have not been proven: 5-htp, or 5-hydroxytryptophan, is a dietary supplement. It is a precursor to molecules that regulate mood and sleep. 5-htp is purported to be benefici ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Se details: That dose is within acceptable limits. The major risk is GI irritation.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
No benefits: Highly addictive stumulant pills.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Non-essential: This is an essential amino acid for cats, but not for humans. Don't waste your money.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Risks Somnapure: The chemicals that are listed from somnapure are not habit forming or tolerance building. The biggest side effect may be daytime hangover and fatigue ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid in bad liver: Avoid in alcoholics, liver diseases & hepatitis. Paracetamol is superior to nsaids- like ibuprofen, naprosyn, celebrex, (celecoxib) Indocin etc. Whic ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Less effective: Any alcohol consumption is not recommended since it is believed that the drug effectiveness will be lowered and your life depends on optimal benefits. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tumeric pain control: Tumeric is a spice used in curry. Tumeric contains curcumin which has been used to treat a multitude of conditions. Research suggests it may be benef ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Minimal at low dose: The side effects of using Phentermine are those that accompany the use of stimulants. It is comparable to coffee. Too much causes anxiety, headaches, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
YES it is: Why, why - would you take a sedative with a stimulant?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Stimulant: Caffeine's effects often depend on the individual. For some people, it can provide energy, focus, and alertness. In others, and especially at higher ... Read More
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