Title

Caffeine Toxicity: A Brief Review and Update.

Publication/Presentation Date

7-2017

Abstract

Caffeine is one of the most widely consumed psychoactive compounds, and is often marketed for its physical and cognitive performance benefits. The ingestion of potentially toxic amounts of caffeine in the forms of energy drinks, over-the-counter supplements, or anhydrous caffeine products places vulnerable pediatric and adolescent individuals at risk for accidental overdose, resulting in neurologic and cardiac toxicity

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine

Department(s)

Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty

Document Type

Article

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