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    (Original post by Lauren)
    i've taken 12 pro plus and still fallen asleep. i think you need to sort out your sleeping naturally rather than by taking pills.
    Jesus! You lazy thing you!
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    over how long a period of time did you take them? and did you fall asleep at your desk or were you actually in a sleeping situation, like in bed on on a long car journey?
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    Maybe it's just me being raised on a poor diet, but they do nothing for me...I have noticed though, a glass of coke at 3am does wonders (I work some nights...i'm not no vampire or something )
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    (Original post by Loopz)
    I didn't know what this was so searched it. But as a drug, I don't condone it as any form of stress management, if you're worried about your exams, get off :tsr: and revise now!
    Article on pro-plus use
    And from here

    :eek: :eek: That article calls Canadians wimpy!

    (okay, we kinda are...but still)
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    im hoping not to have one day..

    But i actually think i mite fall asleep!

    I have TWO history exams to revise for tomorrow :mad:
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    Mate stay away from them, they seriously screw with your mind, trust me.
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    (Original post by LondonBoy)
    Mate stay away from them, they seriously screw with your mind, trust me.
    you know that from personal experience ?
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    (Original post by petrolxfumes)
    pro-plus is amazing for festivals.
    Indeed. Must be said, I popped a couple of them while I was at Download... There really useful in moderation, but taking them on a regular basis is just stupid. :rolleyes:

    More stupid was my friend who drank Red bull and took Pro Plus... not realising that they are both caffeine supplements :rolleyes: Stupid whench... she crashed off the high it gave her and almost collapsed in the middle of town.
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Indeed. Must be said, I popped a couple of them while I was at Download... There really useful in moderation, but taking them on a regular basis is just stupid. :rolleyes:

    More stupid was my friend who drank Red bull and took Pro Plus... not realising that they are both caffeine supplements :rolleyes: Stupid whench... she crashed off the high it gave her and almost collapsed in the middle of town.
    my friend was hyper on lucozade and wanted pro plus im glad i said no
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    The difference between drinking coffee and taking pro-plus is the matter of absorption by your body. It is really irrelevant how much caffeine is in the stuff you are taking, it is how much is absorbed by your body. Pro-plus are designed to give a high level of caffeine absorption so you do end up taking more in a pro-plus tablet than in coffee (where lots just passes through your gut). Interestingly tea contains more caffeine than coffee, but less is absorbed by your body.

    Caffeine is one of the most physically addictive substances known, which is quite scary really.
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    (Original post by ChemistBoy)
    The difference between drinking coffee and taking pro-plus is the matter of absorption by your body. It is really irrelevant how much caffeine is in the stuff you are taking, it is how much is absorbed by your body. Pro-plus are designed to give a high level of caffeine absorption so you do end up taking more in a pro-plus tablet than in coffee (where lots just passes through your gut). Interestingly tea contains more caffeine than coffee, but less is absorbed by your body.

    Caffeine is one of the most physically addictive substances known, which is quite scary really.
    Indeed... another friend of mine can't stop drinking tea after 4 consecutive all nighter seshes during his exam period where he drank what we worked out to be a total of 23 pints of tea. I think he's managed to reduce the need for tea now... but hes still drinking a fair amount!
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Indeed... another friend of mine can't stop drinking tea after 4 consecutive all nighter seshes during his exam period where he drank what we worked out to be a total of 23 pints of tea. I think he's managed to reduce the need for tea now... but hes still drinking a fair amount!
    It's not healthy really. You shouldn't really take caffeine at all.
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    (Original post by SammyD)
    One Pro Plus tablet contains 50mg of caffeine.
    No it doesn't - it's 250mg

    (Original post by Lauren)
    i've taken 12 pro plus and still fallen asleep.
    That's a minor overdose, how do you know you didn't fall into un-consciousness because of the overdose.
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    i dont like it it makes me to hyper and i cant concentrate properly
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    [QUOTE=G4ry]No it doesn't - it's 250mg[QUOTE]

    this is what it says the back of the box - I have some in my bag

    PRO PLUS contains caffine, a stimulant which can help maintain alertness and makes you feel less tired.

    dosage adults and children over 12 take 1 -2 tablets ect ect

    keep out of reach of children

    each table contains the active ingredient: 50mg caffeine anhydrous Ph. Eur. also contains sorbitol and magnsium sterate
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    (Original post by Niaya)
    [each table contains the active ingredient: 50mg caffeine anhydrous Ph. Eur. also contains sorbitol and magnsium sterate
    I just checked - you're right, i thought it was 250mg for some reason....
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    (Original post by G4ry)
    I just checked - you're right, i thought it was 250mg for some reason....
    i thought i wasm ore but then if you take 2 thats 100mg so its alot
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    (Original post by Niaya)
    i if you take 2 thats 100mg so its alot
    100mg isn't that much, a cup of coffee has between 125-250mg of caffeine in it.
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    (Original post by G4ry)
    100mg isn't that much, a cup of coffee has between 125-250mg of caffeine in it.
    ok its takes longer to drink coffee and more is absorbed into the stomach
    I think
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    a girl i used to be friends with is abuses them regulary by taking them along with alcohol and paracetamol, but she does it for attention, now she has lots of problems because of it mentally and physically

    pro-plus are ok if they are genually needed, just dont mix them with anything xoxo
 
 
 
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