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My soon took pre-workout drink 2 hours ago, which he dose

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My soon took pre-workout drink 2 hours ago, which he dose almost daily. However he took a new brand today and experienced extreme hot for 15 minutes then he started sweating profusely and his vision is off. I was wondering if he got to much niacin (30mg per scoop in this pre-workout drink) and he took a scope and a half. Should we take him to the ER? He's breathing is fine he just sweating bad and has blurry vision.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Have you been having any headaches?
Customer: No headache
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no Okay and could it be the caffeine...?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

alot of those preworkouts have a lot of caffeine in them to help with artificial energy.

most likely it will pass with time. most likely not the niacin causing his symptoms.