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How does 5 hour energy work? Is it safe to take?

How does 5 hour energy work?  Is it safe to take?

Stimulant: 5 hour energy drinks contain Amino Acids said to increase alertness, along with b vitamins plus caffeine. If you get jittery with coffee or other caffeine containing drinks, you will get jittery with 5 hour energy. It is relatively safe, but even the manufacturer recommends taking no more than 2 bottles/day. You may also experience a Niacin "flush" lasting a few minutes. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take azithromycin with 5 hour energy drinks?

Is it bad to take azithromycin with 5 hour energy drinks?

5 Hour Energy: It is my opinion that one should not use 5 hour energy drinks at all because of potential for adverse effects on blood pressure and the heart. Azithromycin is subject to degradation when exposed to an acid environment. 5 hour energy will increase the acidic level of the stomach and could inactivate part of the dose of azithromycin. ...Read more

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Is it better to take a caffeine pill or 5 hour energy?

Is it better to take a caffeine pill or 5 hour energy?

For what goals? This: is the far more important issue. Both promoted for symptoms; cure nothing, may promote other problems, especially if used frequently. Additionally there are so many individual differences + no organized prospective placebo controlled or comparative trails of any sizable group on which to base an answer. Thus usual self-experimentation/buyer-beware. Rec: Google: "sources of caffeine in nature". ...Read more

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Is 5 hour energy shot or Nestea okay for me?

Is 5 hour energy shot or Nestea okay for me?

Caffeine: Those are okay to consume in limited amounts. They contain caffeine which some people are sensitive to. ...Read more

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How much protein powder is it safe to drink after a 2 hour workout?

How much protein powder is it safe to drink after a 2 hour workout?

Protein is necessary: You should aim to get about 20 g of protein daily. Realizing that some of that is in your diet, be careful not to "overdue" because the metabolism of nitrogen in protein can burden your kidneys. Protein is fine after exercise, as it keeps your metabolism up and contributes energy that you have burned. A balanced approach (bar with protein, carb, and lipid) might be better, however. ...Read more

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Is a5hour energy drink safe?

Is a5hour energy drink safe?

Sugar ; Caffeine: I am not sure what you mean by 'safe'. But, these drinks have nothing special that in any way benefits health. ...Read more

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Is it ok to fast for 5 &days just water and juice?

Is it ok to fast for 5 &days just water and juice?

What reason: Advise against. Ok to fast for a day for religious reasons or to see what it feels like, but 5 days does not make sense to me. ...Read more

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How long after taking .5 clonazepam is it safe to have drinks?

How long after taking .5 clonazepam is it safe to have drinks?

It depends: if you are taking it daily or more often it is not recommended to consume alcohol. if rarely used it would be safe to drink after about 24 hrs. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix strattera (atomoxetine) after i take 5-hour energy?

Is it safe to mix strattera (atomoxetine) after i take 5-hour energy?

No: With this combination, you could cause yourself increased anxiety, shakiness, tachycardia, increased bp, etc -- all the symptoms of having too much stimulation from the combination of norepinephrine and caffeine. The label of 5 hour energy doesn't say how much caffeine it contains. Please don't to that to yourself. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take melantonin with 5 mg lortab?

Is it safe to take melantonin with 5 mg lortab?

Maybe: In general, the combination does not interact, except for sedation caused by both compounds. Therefore, you must be careful not to drive, operate machinery, or perform tasks requiring proper judgement when using this combination. Melatonon (n-acetyl-5 methoxytryptamine) has recently been touted to improve ibs, periodic limb movements, tinnitus (ringing in ears) , ionizing radiation, perimenopause. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after having an energy drink?

Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after having an energy drink?

It may be alright: It may be alright, but why do you want to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after energy drink most energy drinks have caffine in quite high dose and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is sedating.So some stimulant effect of the energy drink will be neutralise. ...Read more

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As a bariatric patient is it safe to take energy shots and drink muscle milk with caffeine in it?

As a bariatric patient is it safe to take energy shots and drink muscle milk with caffeine in it?

Moderation: Is the key. Caffeine is bad for bariatric patients for the following reasons: 1. It acts as a diuretic and bariatric patients can quickly become dehydrated, 2. High caffeine drinks often have high sugar, 3. Caffeine can irritate the stomach pouch. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take eco energy drink?

Is it okay to take eco energy drink?

In general: I don't usually recommend energy drinks. That being said on occasion they are probably aren't the worst thing in the world. I'm not familiar with eco, but most energy drinks have a combination of b vitamins and natural stimulants like caffeine and guarana. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Tranexamic acid (1000 mg) 24 hours before a 19 hour flight? Thanks in advance.

Is it safe to take Tranexamic acid (1000 mg) 24 hours before a 19 hour flight? Thanks in advance.

More info needed: Depends on what you are taking the tranexamic acid for. You should ask the prescribing MD this question, as your physician would have access to your records and lab tests. You should certainly drink plenty of fluids on your trip and walk around every couple hours--again, more info is needed as to why you are on this medication. ...Read more

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Took 30 mls of DayQuil 5 hours ago, is it ok to drink alcohol?

Took 30 mls of DayQuil 5 hours ago, is it ok to drink alcohol?

Cold Meds and ETOH: 5 hours after an appropriate dose of DayQuil as you took, it should be okay to drink in moderation. DayQuil can be dosed every 4 hours, so they effects should be gone. Please be careful and use a designated driver. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink herbal tea and 5 htp?

Is it safe to drink herbal tea and 5 htp?

Tea: While there really is no health advice about tea please remember that teas are used in many if not most cultures in the whole world. There should be no problem taking this herbal infused water and any supplements. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 3 pills of 5 mg melatonin?

Is it safe to take 3 pills of 5 mg melatonin?

Below: 15 mg is not a toxic dose. But I would suggest discussing you sleeping problems with your DR to try to find another solution. ...Read more