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Acute Caffeine Toxicity
Whats the daily maximum dose of 500mg Acetaminophen + 15mg caffeine + 8mg codeine Tablets for relief from severe acute headache?
2,000 mg is max: Have you ever tried Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) for your headaches? It's a combination of aspirin, caffein, and butalbital. In my experience, Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) is much more effective than the combination you're taking. Acetaminophen is highly toxic to the liver. Codeine can actually cause headaches in some people. ...Read more
Headache, tingling in arms+legs, slight trembling, flushed face, and fast heartbeat after drinking 1 refresher from Starbucks. Caffeine toxicity?
Hmmm...: What do you mean by anxiety? In my way of thinking, caffeine (espcially in normal amounts) as a drug does not have the pharmacological property of causing ANXIETY. However, EXCESS caffeine usage in an individual can, by a different number of ways (i.e. too much as in Energy drinks, withdrawal as in cutting back or sudden cold turkey) cause jitteriness, nervoussness, shakiness, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be toxic: Caffeine can be toxic in large amounts even in adults and can be toxic in babies even in small amounts. It cause rapid heart rate, irregular heart beat, anxiety, crying, aggression and significant sleep issues which may persist for few days. Rarely it can cause kidney issues as it can act like a diuretic. ...Read more
Read the label: You would need to read the label of the tea to know -- i'm guessing you're wanting to drink linden flower tea? The leaves may contain caffeine, but the flower tea does not appear to. In fact linden flower tea has been used as a calming (not activating) tea, and antispasmodic. http://tinyurl.com/mlgaccf. ...Read more
Quite often, yes.: Many patients w/ adhd find caffeine helpful for symptoms, so they often get addicted. Caffeine can have a lot of undesirable side effects as well (like anxiety, irritability, insomnia and addiction). Caffeine may also increase possible side effects of adhd stimulants. It's often helpful to taper off the caffeine when starting treatment for adhd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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