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How much caffeine is in 5-hour Energy?

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There are 200 milligrams of caffeine in a 2-ounce bottle of regular 5-hour Energy. The extra-strength bottle contains 230 milligrams of caffeine. A decaffeinated version of 5-hour Energy is available with only 5 milligrams of caffeine.

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For comparison, a 16-ounce cup of takeout coffee has about 145 milligrams of caffeine. In addition to caffeine, 5-hour Energy contains vitamins, citicoline and tyrosine to improve nerve function, amino acids, taurine, malic acid and several other additives. The bottles contain a warning about the amino acid phenylalanine, which is harmful for those with phenylketonuria, a hereditary condition, and niacin, which causes flushing in some people.

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