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5-Hour Energy, Monster, Rockstar cited in FDA report for deaths, hospitalizations

5-Hour Energy, Monster, Rockstar cited in FDA report for deaths, hospitalizations

Originally published: November 16, 2012 1:03 PM
Updated: November 16, 2012 1:08 PM
By BLOOMBERG NEWS

Rockstar Inc.'s energy drinks, distributed in most of the U.S. by PepsiCo Inc., were named in 13 adverse event reports dating to 2006, according to the Food and Drug Administration. No deaths were cited.

The events in some cases involved increased heart rate, abdominal pain and nausea, and included four hospitalizations, according to a list posted Thursday on the FDA's website. The incidents are voluntarily reported and are deemed allegations with no conclusion drawn until investigations are completed.

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*pictured musically-gifted lightning colossus wreaking havoc*

*finds discussion on energy drink*

¯\(°_o)/¯

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Nothing wrong with that stuff

The ingredients are found in nature for the most part. Other than the high sugar content and the caffeine it's fine.

Same bullshit I hear about people drinking Gatorade and relating it to heart attacks.. Well yeah Gatorade can kill.. kill those with heart problems... (potassium)

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Doesn't Michael Savage's son own Rockstar?

Anyways- that stuff is so bad for you, stay away!

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