Effects of energy drink ingestion on alcohol intoxication.

  title={Effects of energy drink ingestion on alcohol intoxication.},
  author={Sionaldo Eduardo Ferreira and Marco Tulio de Mello and S Del Giglio C Pompeia and Maria Lucia Oliveira de Souza-Formigoni},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={30 4},
BACKGROUND Well-known reports suggest that the use of energy drinks might reduce the intensity of the depressant effects of alcohol. However, there is little scientific evidence to support this hypothesis. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS The present study aimed at evaluating the effects of the simultaneous ingestion of an alcohol (vodka(37.5%v/v)) and an energy drink (Red Bull-3.57 mL/kg), compared with those presented after the ingestion of an alcohol or an energy drink alone. Twenty-six young healthy… CONTINUE READING
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