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Are monster energy drinks bad for you? it has vitamins c, b3, b5, b6, b12 and calcium. is this drink really that bad for you?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
As long as no caffei: This drink with vitamins and calcium you listed is not bad for you as long as it does not contain any caffeine.Some of these so called energy drinks do contain caffeine and that can cause problems in some people.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Energy drinks: Energy drinks > contain differing amounts of caffeine. Possible side effects: nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, irritability feeling hyper, ringing in ears, rapid or irregular heart rate, nausea, vomiting, GI upset, shakiness, dizziness or allergic reaction.

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