Caffeinated alcohol beverages: a public health concern.

  title={Caffeinated alcohol beverages: a public health concern.},
  author={Angela S Attwood},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  volume={47 4},
Consumption of alcohol mixed with caffeinated energy drinks is becoming popular, and the number of pre-mixed caffeinated alcohol products on the worldwide market is increasing. There is public health concern and even occasional legal restriction relating to these drinks, due to associations with increased intoxication and harms. The precise nature and degree of the pharmacological relationship between caffeine and alcohol is not yet elucidated, but it is proposed that caffeine attenuates the… CONTINUE READING