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    I need to stay up late tonight finishing something, and then I've got a play tomorrow night with no chance to sleep inbetween, so I went out and bought some proplus tablets to help me stay awake. Then I read the instructions and it said that you shouldn't take them if you have a history of anxiety, which I do.

    Question is, how serious is this warning, it put me off taking some, but now I'm getting tired they're sounding more and more appealing. Is it just because of the caffeine content? Because I drink coffee and cola all the time and that's never been a problem :confused:
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    Hope this reply is quick enough for you, only just seen your thread.

    Yes it's solely because of the caffeine content. I suffer from very bad anxiety and am completely intolerant to caffeine, it makes me horribly anxious, even a can of coke zero will set me off.

    If I need a kick I stick to sugary drinks without the caffeine and I avoid tea/coffee. So yeah, it's the caffeine in it that they are suggesting may cause you to be anxious. Red bull has about 90mg of caffeine in one of the small normal cans. Pro plus has 50mgof caffeine in each tablet, so two of them be equal to a can of red bull. I'm hoping you drink redbull because that's something easy to compare it with! Caffeine content varies loads. A good coffee made from freshly ground coffee will be approx 50mg of caffeine so the same as one tablet.

    Take 1 tablet to being with then wait 30 minutes or so before taking another. It's much easier to build up the caffeine than to eradicate it. Also try a bit of sugar, glucose or sucrose carbs will give you a nice kick immediately.

    Hope that helps!?
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    (Original post by Rybee)
    Hope this reply is quick enough for you, only just seen your thread.

    Yes it's solely because of the caffeine content. I suffer from very bad anxiety and am completely intolerant to caffeine, it makes me horribly anxious, even a can of coke zero will set me off.

    If I need a kick I stick to sugary drinks without the caffeine and I avoid tea/coffee. So yeah, it's the caffeine in it that they are suggesting may cause you to be anxious. Red bull has about 90mg of caffeine in one of the small normal cans. Pro plus has 50mgof caffeine in each tablet, so two of them be equal to a can of red bull. I'm hoping you drink redbull because that's something easy to compare it with! Caffeine content varies loads. A good coffee made from freshly ground coffee will be approx 50mg of caffeine so the same as one tablet.

    Take 1 tablet to being with then wait 30 minutes or so before taking another. It's much easier to build up the caffeine than to eradicate it. Also try a bit of sugar, glucose or sucrose carbs will give you a nice kick immediately.

    Hope that helps!?
    Thanks! I don't really drink red bull, not keen on the taste Hmm, I do often drink coffee, I think I'll go for your suggestion of trying one tablet and if that seems like it's affecting me negatively I'll stop and stick to sugary tea for a little bit of caffeine and sugar
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    (Original post by Harley)
    Thanks! I don't really drink red bull, not keen on the taste Hmm, I do often drink coffee, I think I'll go for your suggestion of trying one tablet and if that seems like it's affecting me negatively I'll stop and stick to sugary tea for a little bit of caffeine and sugar
    No worries! I'd stick to tea anyway, love a cuppa tea!
 
 
 
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