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could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

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Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Probably not: There are many active ingredients in engery drinks, but taurine, glucuronolactone, and caffeine are the main ones. None of these in a usual energy drink are going to be harmful if taken in moderation (not more than 2 per day). However, taurine can accumulate, although it is not an Amino Acid and therefore does not technical result in stone formation!
Answered on Oct 14, 2018
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