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[Mar. 28th, 2006|03:02 pm]
Silicon Rose
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Note to self:
Taking Excedrine: Migrane (65mg of caffiene) and drinking a 20-ounce cup of Mountain Dew (around 80 mg of caffiene) puts me so far on a high I probably won't be able to get anything done for the rest of the day.

(I know I kicked caffiene, but I had a headache and the Mountain Dew was the only reliever available at the time. When that didn't work - probably because it was a tension headache and that rarely works with tension headaches - I took the Excedrine. Stupid, stupid me.)

I feel really funny right now.


I think that listing of ingredients is not per dose, but per caplet - in that case, I'm over 200mg of caffiene. That's... really bad. Not overdose level, but... twitch.

Edit: ...and crap, I also just realized I haven't eaten anything today. My lunch has been sitting next to me untouched for the last two hours. ...no wonder I'm screwed up.

From: (Anonymous)
2006-03-29 01:28 am (UTC)
Lists of ingredients are usually per dose... The only way it would be per caplet would be if the dosage is something like "1-2 caplets"
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[User Picture]From: benabik
2006-03-29 01:30 am (UTC)
That was me. Dunno why I wasn't logged in.
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[User Picture]From: siliconrose
2006-03-29 01:38 am (UTC)
I remembered that when I took a look at the ingredients originally, I was flabbergasted at the amount of drugs in them. It is per caplet. (Yikes.)
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[User Picture]From: adept
2006-03-29 03:13 am (UTC)
I think the lack of lunch is probably more to blame than the caffiene - lack of carbs and esp. protien will give you a headache on par with a mild tension headache. Although I will admit that I don't know how that much caffiene would affect someone who's not used to it - lord knows that I don't count, I can drink a 16 ounce Monster without a twitch.
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[User Picture]From: siliconrose
2006-03-29 04:52 am (UTC)
Well, the headache was knocked out by the Migraine meds, I just forgot to eat my lunch and so I was... strange. Kind of bubbly and dizzy and shaky. I used to be used to caffeine, and then I quit it to avoid Acid Reflux.
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