What is Energy drink?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: 5 Hour Energy Drink Relentless

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Energy drinks are soft drinks advertised as providing energy to improve physical activity of the drinker by adding ingredients including caffeine, vitamins, and herbal supplements which may interact to provide a stimulant effect over and above that obtained from caffeine alone.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 8 20
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 5 17
Lack of motivation 3 2
Cluster headaches 2 1
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 2 3
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 16

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 5
None 18

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Energy drink

Side effect Patients
Jittery feeling 1
Nervousness 1
Urge incontinence 1
Urinary hesitancy 1
Urinary urgency 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Energy drink

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
4 mL daily 1
1mg as needed 1
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Energy drink

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped using Energy drink

Duration

Currently using Energy drink

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Energy drink

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 12
Sometimes 7
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 21
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 16
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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There are no evaluations for Energy drink.