Absorption rate of methylxanthines following capsules, cola and chocolate

  title={Absorption rate of methylxanthines following capsules, cola and chocolate},
  author={G. Mumford and N. Benowitz and S. Evans and B. J. Kaminski and K. Preston and C. Sannerud and K. Silverman and R. Griffiths},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  • G. Mumford, N. Benowitz, +5 authors R. Griffiths
  • Published 1996
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
  • Objective:To compare caffeine and theobromine absorption after oral administration of capsules, cola beverage and chocolate candy.Methods:Three males and four females who abstained from methylxanthines received five methylxanthine-containing treatments: caffeine in capsules (72 mg), administered twice; theobromine in capsules (370 mg); cola beverage (72 mg caffeine) and chocolate candy (72 mg caffeine and 370 mg theobromine). Plasma methylxanthine levels were assayed from samples collected… CONTINUE READING
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