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18 Feb 2004

Addicted to Bioplus chewables & stopayne syrup
Hi there,
I work shifts & I am often very tired & drained-sometimes wanting to fall asleep at my desk-and coffee doesn't help! I've been buying "Bioplus energy chews wtih G-complex" (I love them!) and I eat all 12 within an hour x2 per week-is this bad for me? Can I suffer an overdose or something? There is no warning on the pkt other than it saying not recommended for children, pregnant women or anyone sensitive to caffeine. (I am 23 & I'm not pregnant or sensitive to caffeine, in fact I've been drinking coffee from the age of 5 years old) Should I cut down? Do you know what might be wrong with me? I was told I have an underactive thyroid-could this be causing the tiredness? I also think I am addicted to "stopayne syrup" (The raspberry flavoured one) As a kid I had terrible tonsilitis & used to have half a bottle a day. Now when I smell it my mouth waters & I won't take anything else for pain. Am I addicted to it? What in it is addictive?
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

ST, an under active thyroid might definitely be the cause of your symptoms and the best would be to have it seen to as soon as possible. You’re welcome to Have Stopayne® syrup as long as you just take it for pain and not more than 20ml at a time.
I have no idea what the ingredients of Bioplus™ energy chews are (it’s not medicine). I will have a look and get back to you on it. Please repost the Bioplus™ part of your question so that I have something to reply to. Good luck.
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