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A 18-year-old female asked:

This week been drinking abt 10cups green tea a day using btwn 4-5 tea bags only i also take 40mg fluoxetine a day for panic disorder. interactions?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Too much: Way too much green tea. It contains caffeine and other chemicals. Recommend a max of 5 cups of green tea per day (regular strength) to prevent side effects. The fluoxetine may be helping your panic disorder but all the caffeine may worsen it.
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