Fast Five Quiz: Caffeine Clinical Concerns

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


February 12, 2021

The potential health benefits and risks associated with caffeine are a subject of considerable interest. The vast majority of the world's adult population consumes at least one beverage that contains caffeine every day. Caffeine is known to have varying neurologic, cardiovascular, and metabolic effects, depending on the amount and frequency of use. Toxicity is also a concern in individuals who ingest high doses either intentionally or accidentally.

Misinformation and misperceptions regarding caffeine are common. Are you prepared to appropriately counsel patients about the clinical effects of the world's most popular drug? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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