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Doctor insights on: How Much To Overdose On Caffeine From Red Bull

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How much to overdose on caffeine from red bull?

How much to overdose on caffeine from red bull?

As little as 1 can: Depending upon your metabolism & sensitivity, even 1 can of red bull, which contains 76-80mg of caffeine, can be too much for some individuals. However, most adults can handle 200-300mg daily or the equialent of 3-4 cans. Once you clear 500-600mg daily, we tend to worry about side effects. Remember, your mileage may vary! ...Read more

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I have once fainted after having a red bull. Maybe i'm allergic or sensitive to caffeine. What are your thoughts?

I have once fainted after having a red bull. Maybe i'm allergic or sensitive to caffeine. What are your thoughts?

Unlikely allergy: Caffeine will not cause allergic reactions, but does have common side effects that are worse with higher doses as may be found in some "energy drinks." typical symptoms would be rapid heart rate, tremor, palpitations, GI upset and headache. Fainting is from lack of sufficient blood flow to the brain, which can be caused rarely by heart issues. Avoid high doses of caffeine until seen by doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the huge crash when you consume a caffeine drink like red bull or coffee and how do you prevent it while studying?

What causes the huge crash when you consume a caffeine drink like red bull or coffee and how do you prevent it while studying?

Post stimulation: After a stimulating drink, the nervous system is charged for only a short time, then the stimulation eases and the brain hype declines - the crash is proportional to the height of the stimulation -- red bull being powerful that way. How to prevent it: don't drink so much of the powerful stuff - try V8 FUSION ENERGY drinks --= a lot healthier and less likely to cause crash - drink it more slowly ...Read more

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Is it safe to take to the following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex?

Is it safe to take to the following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex?

Probably: but WHY are you mixing all these so called "supplements"? They may be OK with each other (in moderation) but are certainly NOT a good idea with certain Prescription medications and you NEVER know when you might need a Doctor's Prescription!!! \ Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Safe to take following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex? Taken for energy as alternative to energy drinks?

Safe to take following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex? Taken for energy as alternative to energy drinks?

Probably, but: a better question is why do you need to boost your energy? Are you not sleeping well? Is there something going on in your body? Are you depressed? It might be worth seeing a primary care provider to make sure you're healthy, and if so, focus on a healthy diet and physical activity instead of supplements! ...Read more

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Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Woow!: Are you asking about a composite medication, cross reaction between one supplement and another, or a novel combination you'd like to take? By the way, what are you trying to treat with this medley? ...Read more

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How much caffeine can I take before I overdose?

How much caffeine can I take before I overdose?

Depends on your body: A cup of coffee may contain up to 100mg of caffeine. Most adults can consume two to four cups of coffee daily (really! or 200-300mg) w/o health concerns but this varies widely depending upon your metabolism & sensitivity. Once you push to 500-600mg of caffeine daily, your risk for side effects increases dramatically. ...Read more

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How probable is one to overdose on caffeine from coffee?

Very difficult!: You would have to consume 24 cups simultaneously to approach a lethal dose for a small child! couldn't be done! ...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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Can someone overdose on nodoz caffeine pills and die from it?

Yes: The lethal dose in humans is thought to be about 200 mg per kg of body weight. For a 200 (pyrethins and piperonyl butoxide) lb. Man, that would be 100 tablets. It wouldn't be a particularly comfortable death. ...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