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My heartbeat is so irregular I can't count it! Could this be a symptom of a caffeine overdose?

My heartbeat is so irregular I can't count it! Could this be a symptom of a caffeine overdose?

Atrial fibrillation?: It sounds like you have atrial fibrillation. Without modifying medication, it would usually be in the range of about 170 beats per minute and highly irregular. If you've never had this before, you should go to the ER now to document it and receive initial treatment. ...Read more

Excessive Caffeine Use (Definition)

Overuse of a central nervous system stimulant, that can cause confusion, irritability, anger and agitation, palpitations, flushing &delirium. Rarely it can cause mania and seizures. ...Read more


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Could the symptoms of caffeine overdose will remain more than 2 month, even if we already stop the intake of caffeine?

Could the symptoms of caffeine overdose will remain more than 2 month, even if we already stop the intake of caffeine?

Caffein: Caffeine half life is about 6 hours. It means that after 5x6= 30 hours it is all out of your system, but you may develop withdrawal symptoms if you are a heavy coffee drinker and you stop drinking caffeine abruptly. ...Read more

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Could a numbness in the tip of tongue be caused by caffeine overdose or from anxiety?

Could a numbness in the tip of tongue be caused by caffeine overdose or from anxiety?

Other factors : Caffeine an increase your anxiety and this may be a reason for numbness in the tip of your tongue. So you definitely want to cut down on the coffee and seek help for anxiety. The artificial sweeteners in coffee can also cause numbness. So can vitamin deficiencies, especially b12. Trauma and piercings can also cause this. ...Read more

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Caffeine overdose cause constant lightheaded all times? I drank 3-5 cup greentea/day and now i get lightheaded almost 3 month. How to treat?Anxiety?

Caffeine overdose cause constant lightheaded all times? I drank 3-5 cup greentea/day and now i get lightheaded almost 3 month. How to treat?Anxiety?

Probably not the tea: Three to five cups of green tea contains less caffeine than a single cup of drip coffee. It is unlikely that you are overdosing on caffeine with this much green tea, and it is unlikely that green tea is the cause of your constant lightheadedness. Please tell your primary doctor about these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: caffeine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: caffeine overdose?

CNS stimulation: Caffien is an central nervous system(cns) stimulant, any overdose causes confusion, irritability, anger and agitation, palpitations, flushing &delirium. Rarely it can cause mania and seizures. It is a diuretic and in overdose can cause dehydration. It is acidic to stomach hence diarrhea and vomiting is possible. Lethal dose is about 150 to 200 milligram /kg which translates to 100 cups of coffee. ...Read more

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Why would an amount as small as 50mg of caffeine cause me to feel symptoms of a caffeine overdose?

Why would an amount as small as 50mg of caffeine cause me to feel symptoms of a caffeine overdose?

Depends: 50mg of caffeine is a relatively small amount of caffeine. What symptoms are you feeling? If you are naive to caffeine it is possibly you could have symptoms such as increased heart rate and anxiety. Also, if you took a caffeine pill it is possible your body has absorbed this more quickly than usual. ...Read more

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What is the best way to recover from a caffeine overdose? What is the quickest way to get it out of your system?

What is the best way to recover from a caffeine overdose? What is the quickest way to get it out of your system?

Wait: For an acute overdose wait for it to be metabolized, unless you are talking about serious side effects such as very high heart rate, muscle twitching or hallucinations in which case you should go directly to an ed. If you are a regular consumer of caffeine you need to cut down slowly on the amount or risk getting withdrawal symptoms like headaches, irritabiltiy or drowsiness. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest way to get over a small caffeine overdose?

Time: You must wait for the effect to wear off as the body clears it from your system. ...Read more

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My heartbeat is so irregular I can't count it! Could this be a symptom of a caffeine overdose?

Atrial fibrillation?: It sounds like you have atrial fibrillation. Without modifying medication, it would usually be in the range of about 170 beats per minute and highly irregular. If you've never had this before, you should go to the ER now to document it and receive initial treatment. ...Read more

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Could the symptoms of caffeine overdose will remain more than 2 month, even if we already stop the intake of caffeine?

Caffein: Caffeine half life is about 6 hours. It means that after 5x6= 30 hours it is all out of your system, but you may develop withdrawal symptoms if you are a heavy coffee drinker and you stop drinking caffeine abruptly. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a Floricet (apap/butalbital/caffeine) overdose?

Sedation/liver issue: The tylenol (acetaminophen) component can cause liver damage if too many are taken at once. The butalbital will cause sedation that cannot fully be overcome by the caffeine. ...Read more

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Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more