Toxicity of energy drinks.

@article{Wolk2012ToxicityOE,
  title={Toxicity of energy drinks.},
  author={Brian J Wolk and Michael Ganetsky and Kavita M Babu},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={243-51}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW 'Energy drinks', 'energy shots' and other energy products have exploded in popularity in the past several years; however, their use is not without risk. Caffeine is the main active ingredient in energy drinks, and excessive consumption may acutely cause caffeine intoxication, resulting in tachycardia, vomiting, cardiac arrhythmias, seizures, and death. The effects of chronic high-dose caffeine intake in children and adolescents are unknown. Caffeine may raise blood pressure… CONTINUE READING

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Coingestion of caffeine and ethanol has been associated with increased risk - taking behaviors , harm to adolescent users , impaired driving , and increased use of other illicit substances .
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Coingestion of caffeine and ethanol has been associated with increased risk - taking behaviors , harm to adolescent users , impaired driving , and increased use of other illicit substances .
Caffeine is the main active ingredient in energy drinks , and excessive consumption may acutely cause caffeine intoxication , resulting in tachycardia , vomiting , cardiac arrhythmias , seizures , and death .
Caffeine is the main active ingredient in energy drinks , and excessive consumption may acutely cause caffeine intoxication , resulting in tachycardia , vomiting , cardiac arrhythmias , seizures , and death .
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