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Stronger caffeine warnings

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says May 1 FDA and Novartis should strengthen warning labels on caffeine product NoDoz following the death of a 19-year-old male. Blumenthal urges stronger warning labels about the severe health consequences of overdosing and caffeine toxicity, saying the current warning labels for NoDoz and other pill forms of caffeine are inadequate. He also advises increasing the minimum age for buying NoDoz from 12 to 18. A study reported in January found many multi-ingredient supplements containing caffeine were most commonly tied to supplement-related adverse events (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 29, 2007, p. 3)...

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