Expert's warning of danger in mixing of painkillers and energy drinks

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22 August 2009 The Daily Telegraph

"Sporty children's deadly cocktail - painkillers and energy drinks" by Gemma Jones

 

"CHILDREN as young as 10 are taking a potentially deadly cocktail of drugs and high-caffeine drinks before sports matches in a dangerous bid to boost their performance.

 

A leading poisons doctor has warned of the alarming trend of budding sports stars washing down cold treatment medicine Sudafed or the pain killer Nurofen with three cans of high caffeine drinks Red Bull, V, or Mother."

 

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