An Appraisal of Energy Drinks, Supplements, and Medications: Deadly Implications
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- Recognize the potential for energy drink drug interactions.
- List the known energy drink components drug interactions as reported in the medical literature.
- Know the principles for clinical coping with energy drinks and supplement drug interactions.
- List the known supplements components drug interactions as reported in the medical literature.
- Know the principles for clinical coping with supplement drug interactions.
- Recognize the potential for Rhabdomyolysis induced by supplement use.
Robert G. Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, CPed, CPRS
Podiatrist, Shoe String Podiatry
Contract Clinical Pharmacist for Comprehensive Health Services Medical Service Support Iraq, Cape Canaveral, Florida
- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine College of Podiatric Medicine at University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
- Masters of Science Degree in Wound Care and Tissue Repair and Post Graduate Training University of Wales, Cardiff
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Smith indicated he has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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- Carol ML Hydroxycut weight loss dietary supplements: a contributing factor in the development of exertional rhabdomyolysis in three US Army soldiers. Mil Med 2013 178 (9) e1039-42.
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- 1.00 CPME
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- 1.00 IBON
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