Impact of Energy Drinks and Panax Ginseng on Heart Rhythm

2015-10-09 10:23:22 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design

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

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-09T10:23:22-0400

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