What are the signs and symptoms of caffeine withdrawal?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

Answer

Caffeine withdrawal results in typical symptoms, of which the most commonly reported are the following:

  • Headaches

  • Fatigue

  • Weakness

  • Drowsiness

  • Impaired concentration

  • Work difficulty

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Irritability

  • Increased muscle tension

  • Tremor, nausea, and vomiting (occasionally)


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