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Annu Rev Med. 1990;41:277-88.

Clinical pharmacology of caffeine.

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Medical Service, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, California.


Caffeine is the most widely consumed stimulant drug in the world. This chapter reviews the human pharmacology of caffeine; the evidence for its role in causing human disease, including addiction; and its potential usefulness as a therapeutic agent.

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