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A 26-year-old female asked:

Why do i get sleepy when i drink soda? there is no energy boost. it actually relaxes me and helps me sleep. amount: 10 - 12 oz. frequency: once a day or less. if it's relevant, i have anxiety and am taking one (1) prescription medication for it. ?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Maybe you are tired when you drink it. Or do you only drink it at bedtime? What meds are you taking? If you go to sleep during day when you do not want to ask about sleep apner. Drinking what you drink (you did not give details) may contain stuff that changes the metabolism of the medication you are taking. Sounds like you have a good sleep potion you for you.
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