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Doctor insights on: Rockstar Energy Drink Side Effects

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How many times a week can I have the alcohol free Red Bull energy drink, without facing any real side effects or increased blood sugar?

How many times a week can I have the alcohol free Red Bull energy drink, without facing any real side effects or increased blood sugar?

Caffeine & sugar: An 8 oz. Can of Red Bull energy drink has 27 grams of sugar and 80 mg of caffeine and traces of B vitamins. Diabetics should avoid. This liquid sugar load causes a spike and then crash in blood sugar. It's not healthy any day of the week. ...Read more

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What are common side effects that come with drinking energy drinks?

What are common side effects that come with drinking energy drinks?

Headache/palps: High blood pressure can cause headaches and palpatations from arrythmias. Its a stimulant. Pts with cardiovascular issues should not take. ...Read more

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Are there any longterm side effects resulting from consuming energy drinks?

Are there any longterm side effects resulting from consuming energy drinks?

Yes there are...: Energy drinks result in brain stimulation by providing excess caffeine and/or Amino Acids that the brain turns into stimulating neurotransmitters. Therefore you can develop the same physical and cognitive side effects as someone using cocaine. So buyer beware! ...Read more

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If you take ritalin (methylphenidate) and energy drinks what can happen, side effects?

If you take ritalin (methylphenidate) and energy drinks what can happen, side effects?

A Lot: Dose of Ritalin (methylphenidate) if 5 mgm, and an oz of ED,
I think you can wait out your entire life to say
" Good gracious Lord, nothing happened.
"Why Lord? "

Now go on adding the doses
120 mgm of Ritalin (methylphenidate) and few gallons of ED, monstrous looking cans
Lets see how long it takes for you to ask the Lord
"Why Lord"
It will be pretty quick response from the Lord ...Read more

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Do protein shakes and energy drinks have side effects.

Do protein shakes and energy drinks have side effects.

Protein shakes: Protein shakes are concentrated sources of protein, usually whey. We usually are not allergic. Concentrated protein ingestion can strain kidneys and can promote kidney stones. Drink a lot of fluid. Energy drinks contain caffeine or caffeine like substances as well as sugars. These are not healthy for us. Can make you jittery, nervous, angry, agitated, or have palpitations. ...Read more

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Is there any side effecg for ginko biloba? Since I am drinking energy drink with that content when I study.

Is there any side effecg for ginko biloba? Since I am drinking energy drink with that content when I study.

Ginko Biloba: This herb has been around for a very long time. Ginkgo biloba is one of the longest living tree species in the world. Ginkgo trees can live as long as a thousand years. Generally, it is a safe natural herb, but here is a link describing all the benefits and side effects from WebMD.
http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-333-GINKGO. Aspx? ActiveIngredientId=333&activeIngredientName=GINKGO ...Read more

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Could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

Could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

Probably not: There are many active ingredients in engery drinks, but taurine, glucuronolactone, and caffeine are the main ones. None of these in a usual energy drink are going to be harmful if taken in moderation (not more than 2 per day). However, taurine can accumulate, although it is not an Amino Acid and therefore does not technical result in stone formation! ...Read more

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I've been getting this tingling feeling on the left side of my neck and armpit. I just recently stop drinking energy drinks, I drank them for over 2 y?

I've been getting this tingling feeling on the left side of my neck and armpit. I just recently stop drinking energy drinks, I drank them for over 2 y?

Hard to say: The stress involved in withdrawing from the stimulants might be causing muscle tightness in the neck and some pinched nerves. With your other conditions and risk factors, despite your young age, I might also want to be reassured by assuring that there was no evidence the symptoms might represent angina. That is symptoms associated with your heart not getting enough blood. An exam would help. ...Read more

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What, if any, are the long-term effects of regular energy drink consumption?

What, if any, are the long-term effects of regular energy drink consumption?

Caffeine: Long term caffeine effects - depends on how much you are drinking. I would generally advise from not over consuming them. Chose other healthier sources of energy like healthy food, sleep and exercise! ...Read more

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What effects do guarana and taruine from energy drink have on the human body?

What effects do guarana and taruine from energy drink have on the human body?

Caffeine ; calming: Guarana is a main source of caffeine in energy drinks, which is a natural stimulant. I am really not sure why energy drinks have taurine, which is an Amino Acid that has a calming effect on the nervous system ; does not make people feel energetic. My best guess is that because the first energy drinks had taurine all the others have it because people now expect energy drinks to have it! See comment:. ...Read more

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What are the energy drink effects on someone with adhd?

What are the energy drink effects on someone with adhd?

Effects differ: While some may experience a paradoxical calming affect, others may become more agitated or have worse concentration issues. It is also difficult to truly regulate caffeine dosing, so do not feel caffeine would be a replacement for therapy and/or oral medication if it does have a calming affect. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are the effects on the eyes of large energy drink consumption?

What are the effects on the eyes of large energy drink consumption?

None: Caffeine, the "active" ingredient, in most energy drinks (along with lots of sugar and some other nutrients of dubious value) is not harmful to the eyes. ...Read more

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My 2 Year Old drank 1oz of Rockstar Energy drink behind my back, do you think she will be okay?

My 2 Year Old drank 1oz of Rockstar Energy drink behind my back, do you think she will be okay?

Probably: Watch for symptoms of irritability, erratic behavior and iinsomnia. If he has gastric symptoms such as nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, you might wasn't to take him to immediate care. ...Read more

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Is the rip it energy drink bad for you?

Is the rip it energy drink bad for you?

Depends on your: Health. Energy drinks are almost never good for you. However, how bad they are for you depends on your state of health. If you have any heart, stomach, psychiatric, or on any other medications, you may want to discuss it with your primary before use. ...Read more

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Is energy drink "load" for the livers.

Is energy drink "load" for the livers.

Has caffeine & sugar: Read labels. Your "energy" drink likely contains a fair amount of caffeine & loads of sugar calories. Have you noticed how you "crash" after the caffeine and sugar wear off a few hours after drinking the product? Instead, eat healthy, get plenty of sleep, and exercise--you'll not only feel better and well rested but your daily performance and outlook will improve. ...Read more

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Is energy drink "load" for the livers?

Is energy drink "load" for the livers?

Uncertain question: Do you mean good or bad? Make up your question! ...Read more

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During exercise which is best energy drink?

During exercise which is best energy drink?

NONE!: During a workout, your stress hormones will ramp you up enough if working at proper intensity. Energy drinks can cause overshoot on BP & heart rate, and heart rhythm problems. Stick to water and electrolyte drinks, especially as you approach 4-0....And beyond. ...Read more

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Is mixing vodka with energy drink harmful?

Is mixing vodka with energy drink harmful?

Yes, how much: And how often > first you are 18 you should not be drinking, you are under age, most of the time will not stop with one drink, in tragic vehicular accident most common cause is due to dwi. Now it is unto you, hope you will not drink. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is taurin in monster energy drink?

How unhealthy is taurin in monster energy drink?

Possibly deadly: It depends on your age and cardiac health. These drinks are no longer allowed to be consumed by people under 18 and likely a risk for older persons with health issues. They are potent stimulants some people had issues with their heart racing skipping etc someone with bad coronary disease would be a risk for heart attack although I do not know if any heart attacks are associated at this time ...Read more

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Can you take prednizone with a 5 hour energy drink?

Can you take prednizone with a 5 hour energy drink?

Hyper: Prednisone already makes many people feel "bouncy". Throw in a stimulant and you may not feel well at all. You may also get indigestion or stomach pain. Prednisone is an anti inflammatory medication and energy drinks often contain lots of caffeine. The combination may be too much for your stomach, too. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink a monster energy drink every night?

Is it okay to drink a monster energy drink every night?

Do you sleep nights?: In general, it's not a good idea. Large amounts of caffeine impair sleep, cause anxiety, even tremor and can precipitate panic attacks. If you work 3rd shift, it is far better for you to get natural sleep, eat a proper diet and not use stimulants. If you have shift work sleep disorder, there are better medications for it than large amounts of caffeine. ...Read more

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Can there be an energy drink or something that doesn't rely on caffeine?

Can there be an energy drink or something that doesn't rely on caffeine?

There are some: There are some like xs energy drink but has herbs and another is e10energy drink. But my advice is that all this hype of energy drinks can be harmful for some and I will recommend a balanced diet, 7to8 hours of sleep, avoid stress, do not smoke and drink excessively, learn to relax and exercise regularly which will make your body produce endorphins which will give you energy and keep you healthy. ...Read more

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What to do if I just smoked after I drank a nos energy drink. Is that bad?

What to do if I just smoked after I drank a nos energy drink. Is that bad?

Neither recommended: Both are bad for you, smoking being the worse of the two evils. However, combining the two can increase chances of stomach and cardiac issues, such as irritation of ulcers, arrhythmias, or hypertension. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you overdose on anti-depressants and have an energy drink?

Could you tell me what happens if you overdose on anti-depressants and have an energy drink?

Mixing drugs: Mixing these drugs can be a safety risk. As well, if you inherited are biological vulnerability for bipolar illness, the combination can shift you into hypomania or mania, both of which are harmful to the brain. If you are needing more energy (common in depression), talk with your md about issues of energy, sleep, and treatment adjustments to get you better, rather than risky self-medication. ...Read more

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What would be a highly effective kind of energy drink that really works, gives more energy to exercise?

None: None! Complications can include heart problems, high blood pressure and strokes among other things from the caffeine.Be smart! The benefit? None. Be natural and use the exercise to increase your energy the right way. ...Read more

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I am currently dependent on energy drink for my everyday work. Will this have a negative effect in the future?

Long term effects?: Yes, many energy drinks continue high doses of caffeine as well as other ingredients. We really don't know the long teraffects of these substances. ...Read more

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I drank one energy drink (80mg of caffeine) while I never had caffeine before? I'm 16 by the way! Is this dangerous?

I drank one energy drink (80mg of caffeine) while I never had caffeine before? I'm 16 by the way! Is this dangerous?

No more than your: First cup of coffee. And I would find it hard to believe you never had a Coke or Pepsi! Congrats on waiting until 16! There are rare individuals who are highly sensitive to caffeine, and can't sleep, get anxiety attacks, get tremulous after a single cup of coffee. Most people can drink 2-3 servings of caffeinated beverages without problems. High dose energy drinks may be dangerous. ...Read more

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I drink about 3-4 cans of energy drink (redbull) per day. How does this affect my health? Is it dangerous? Thank you

I drink about 3-4 cans of energy drink (redbull) per day. How does this affect my health? Is it dangerous? Thank you

Can be: It contains a lot of caffeine and high levels of other supplements - some in excess can be harmful - caffeine in high does can lead to nervousness and irritability, sleep difficulties or even cause your heart to race or high blood pressure. Some of it depends on your medical history. Some people experience headaches when they don't have the caffeine. If you have doubts about it ask your doc. ...Read more

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Can I take red bull energy drink and be awake all night? . One at 10pm. One at 2am. One at 7am. I have an important exam at 9 30am.

Can I take red bull energy drink and be awake all night? . One at 10pm. One at 2am. One at 7am. I have an important exam at 9 30am.

Hope you did not!: The drink will keep you awake but a good night sleep would have served you better. Being so wired on caffeine is not good for performing well in tests. ...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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I drank a rockstar energy drink four hours ago before skateboarding for three hours and I just took a nyquil and I want to know if im gonna die or not?

I drank a rockstar energy drink four hours ago before skateboarding for three hours and I just took a nyquil and I want to know if im gonna die or not?

No-at least not soon: Like all of us, you will die sooner or later (hopefully not for 70-80 years) but what you took will not kill you.
The energy drink has some caffeine which is stimulating and the Nyquil has a cough suppressant and antihistamine that can make you drowsy, but the combination will not kill you. ...Read more

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Is a5hour energy drink safe?

Is a5hour energy drink safe?

Sugar ; Caffeine: I am not sure what you mean by 'safe'. But, these drinks have nothing special that in any way benefits health. ...Read more