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What to do if I drank a monster energy drink how long do I have to wait to breastfeed?

What to do if I drank a monster energy drink how long do I have to wait to breastfeed?

8 hours, pump&dumpx1: Most drug concentrations peak within a few hours in breast milk. Foods usually will reach the baby by about 6 hours after ingestion. You should avoid excessive caffeine while breastfeeding, so a cup of tea or coffee in the AM is ok, but baby will get the caffeine around early afternoon. Large amounts of caffeine are not good for you or baby. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Is it safe to drink amino energy supplement while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink amino energy supplement while breastfeeding?

See answer: Eating a healthy diet while breastfeeding is important: what you eat determines the energy, protein, nutrient and vitamin content of your breast milk. But because contents of Amino Acid supplements (aas) vary; branched-chain aa may be harmful; and scientific information about the use of aas while nursing is very limited; always better to play it safe and avoid and discuss first with your ob-gyn md. ...Read more

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Does energy drink increase pulse rate?

Does energy drink increase pulse rate?

Very likely: Many energy drinks contain caffeine l-carnitine, guarana, and other stimulants, many of which can increase your heart rate. ...Read more

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Is spark energy drink safe for diabetics?

Is spark energy drink safe for diabetics?

2 parts..: In one sense 'ok' as long as <15 calories per serving second part: howver most have lots of caffeine thet in certain patients may be detrimental to your heart so I do not recommend to my patients. ...Read more

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Can you drink energy drinks while on midodrine?

Can you drink energy drinks while on midodrine?

Not a good idea: Both can raise your bp...The effects can be additive...Which is dangerous...So why would you want to do this?!? ...Read more

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Can you drink energy drinks while taking midodrine?

Energy drinks: Would try to avoid stimulant drinks when taking vasoconstricting medications without first gauging each's effect on one's bp. ...Read more

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Is my chest pain from drinking too many energy drinks?

Is my chest pain from drinking too many energy drinks?

Possibly: Stop drinking them & see if symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Can drinking energy drinks affect allergy medications?

Energy drinks: They do not affect allergy medications but if you take an allergy medication with a decongestants, such as sudafed, it will add to the cardiac side effects of energy drinks, it can cause palpitations and tremors. ...Read more