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What ingredients in energy drinks could trigger complex partial seizures?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Stimulants

Be cautious with these drinks.
Many contain high dose caffeine and other stimulants that are excitatory to the brain. Some contain artificial sweeteners that can be toxic to some persons (phenylalanine sensitive). Grapefruit flavoring may interfere with the absorption of your regular seizure medication.

In brief: Stimulants

Be cautious with these drinks.
Many contain high dose caffeine and other stimulants that are excitatory to the brain. Some contain artificial sweeteners that can be toxic to some persons (phenylalanine sensitive). Grapefruit flavoring may interfere with the absorption of your regular seizure medication.
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