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To assess the cardiac effects of an energy drink and Panax Ginseng in healthy volunteers.
Energy drinks are composed of a variety of ingredients such as caffeine, taurine, and panax ginseng amongst others. The safety and efficacy of these ingredients individually and in combination need further exploration. This study is designed to assess the electrocardiographic and blood pressure effects of energy drinks and panax ginseng in healthy volunteers.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Electrical Alternation of Heart
Energy Drink, Panax Ginseng, Placebo
Active, not recruiting
University of the Pacific
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-09T10:23:22-0400
To assess the cardiac effects of energy drink brands in healthy volunteers
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