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In excedrin, what does the caffeine do?

In excedrin, what does the caffeine do?

Adds to effect: Caffeine makes the response to Aspirin and Acetaminophen better so it is included in these preparations. ...Read more

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What will be the effect of overdose on Excedrin (apap/asa/caffeine)?

What will be the effect of overdose on Excedrin (apap/asa/caffeine)?

Organ damage: Either your kidneys or liver can become permanently damaged. Follow the directions on the bottle to prevent serious complications. ...Read more

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If I take excedrin for my headache will it trigger my PVCS? Since it has caffeine.

If I take excedrin for my headache will it trigger my PVCS? Since it has caffeine.

Yes: It certainly could. There are many headache medications that do not contain caffeine, you could try these first. ...Read more

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Could the caffeine in the Excedrin and the ice tea be enough to cause me to feel dizzy?

Could the caffeine in the Excedrin and the ice tea be enough to cause me to feel dizzy?

If sensitive to it: It is possible that caffeine can cause those symptoms in sensitive individuals.

Avoid any caffeine and see if the issue goes away, . Then reintroduce it and if the problem comes back, you have your answer. ...Read more

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I get a lot of bad headaches on the top front left side from eyebrow up. What can I do? Sometimes Excedrin Migrain or caffeine helps but not always.

I get a lot of bad headaches on the top front left side from eyebrow up. What can I do? Sometimes Excedrin Migrain or caffeine helps but not always.

The fact that: Your headache is "one sided" means they might be migraine or migraine like and these headaches have specific treatment!!!
Discuss this with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) about this and possible referral to a Headache Specialist!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can 11 year old take one excedrine, half the adult dose, for headache. It has 65 mg of caffeine?

Can 11 year old take one excedrine, half the adult dose, for headache. It has 65 mg of caffeine?

Excedrin in child: Some formulations of excedrin are approved for use in children 12 years and older. In my opinion a child should not be given this dose of caffeine unless extenuating circumstances exist which have been addressed by the pediatrician, family doctor or neurologist. Otc children's Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) are safer alternatives. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause anexity?

Can caffeine cause anexity?

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 more

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Can you overdose on caffeine?

Can you overdose on caffeine?

Yes: The symptoms are similar to overdose on other stimulants. ...Read more

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What if the baby eat caffeine?

What if the baby eat caffeine?

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

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What is plasma peak of caffeine?

What is plasma peak of caffeine?

Time to peak: That is the time it takes from ingestion to when the peak concentration is reached in the plasma. ...Read more

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Does the linden flower has caffeine?

Does the linden flower has caffeine?

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

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Are add and caffeine issues related?

Are add and caffeine issues related?

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 more

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Is it possible to overdose on caffeine?

Is it possible to overdose on caffeine?

Yes: Jittery, palpitations, diarrhea
and of course u won't sleep well! ...Read more

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What amount of caffeine is really safe?

What amount of caffeine is really safe?

Can't say: It varies by the person. 1-2 cups of coffee a day is not always a good rule of thumb either. A S----s coffee can contain up to 500mg of caffeine. 2 of those is way beyond what is generally recommended. So listen to your body and your responses to caffeine for the best practice. ...Read more

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Will too much caffeine make you shorter?

Will too much caffeine make you shorter?

No: It will neither shorten you from your current height, nor will it inhibit any growth someone might have in store. A lot of nonesense has been written about caffeine and mostly it is benign with a moderately strong effect on keeping you awake. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I am overdosing on caffeine?

Follow instructions: If you follow the instruction on the package, you are unlikely to take a dose sufficient to cause any significant problem. There is no good way to tell if you are taking too much by your symptoms since by that time you are likely to have already taken too much. ...Read more

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I want to know about the risks of using caffeine?

I want to know about the risks of using caffeine?

Stimulant: Caffeine can be safe in normal dosages if you are healthy. Remember, caffeine is a stimulant and side effects can occur. Caffeine can react with medications you are take. Most common side effects include insomnia, nervousness, restlessness and anxiety. Other side effects can include stomach irritation, nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate and increased blood pressure, and there are more. ...Read more

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What happens to you when you withdraw from caffeine?

Caffeine withdrawal: Withdrawal from caffeine can cause headaches and a feeling of being tired. The withdrawal syndrome can last a week or two. ...Read more

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What to do if my caffeine tolerance is impossibly high?

What to do if my caffeine tolerance is impossibly high?

Caffeine: Caffeine has a tolerance and withdrawal cycle. If your tolerance is high, you may be especially vulnerable to its effects and needing more of the substance for the desired effect. I would talk to your doctor about a plan to reduce, then eliminate caffeine from your diet. This will reset any tolerances (eventually) and perhaps help you live without or use more safely. ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does caffeine make me feel euphoric?

Caffeine: Is a central nervous system stimulant. However if you continue to have elevated mood as well as increased energy level after med has worn off that can signify a mood disorder and should be checked out. ...Read more

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Is caffeine addictive?

Is caffeine addictive?

Caffeine: Yes in the sense that people do suffer mild withdrawal when they discontinue, particularly headaches. Best. ...Read more

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Is caffeine fattening?

No: But the cream and sugar you may put in it both are. ...Read more

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Is caffeine ok for headakes?

Is caffeine ok for headakes?

Sometimes: Caffeine sometimes helps headaches and there is caffeine in many headache pills. However too much caffeine can worsen headaches, and if it interferes with sleep that can also worsen headaches. ...Read more

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Does decaf have zero caffeine?

Does decaf have zero caffeine?

Probably not: DeCaf is processed with organic chemicals that remove the caffeine. It is highly effective but not perfect and there will probably be an insignificant amount of residual caffeine left. The effect of that on you should be undetectable. ...Read more

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Is caffeine bad for headaches?

Caffeine: Is the main ingredient in many headache remedies. That is because it works for migraine in particular. The problem arises when one becomes dependant on caffeine (and experiences caffeine withdrawal headaches). Another consideration is that caffeine is a fairly powerful antidepressant. (so people can get hooked by two different mechanisms) ...Read more

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Does decaf also have caffeine?

Does decaf also have caffeine?

Yes, just less.: Decaf has less caffeine than regular coffee. There are other sources of caffeine you might be aware of, like Mountain Dew, colas, and black tea. ...Read more

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Why is caffeine bad for children?

Why is caffeine bad for children?

Many reasons: Caffeine is a stimulant. If a child needs a stimulant, they probably have other underlying health issues. It is also a diuretic, which causes them to urinate more. Most children don't drink enough fluid as is. They don't need more fluid loss and potential electrolyte disturbances. Caffeine is addictive. Children need more sleep, not more addictions. Kiddos should avoid caffeine. ...Read more

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How could too much caffeine kill?

See below: Caffeine is a drug ; although it is present in coffee (among other food products) it should be used cautiously ; in moderation. The exact mechanism is debatable, but large doses of caffeine can cause cardiac arrhythmia leading to cardiac arrest. It is recommended that energy drinks that have excessive caffeine be avoided ; rather try to regularize your sleep so you're not tired in the mornings. ...Read more

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Is it possible to inject caffeine?

Yes, it is possible.: Any liquid substance could be injected; but some substance are detrimental and some are lethal. ...Read more