Caffeine and the pill
30 November 2011
RESEARCHERS at the University of Sydney are warning women about the dangers of combining caffeine, oral contraceptives and smoking.
According to Vidya Perera a final year PhD student in the Faculty of Pharmacy, a daily consumption of two to three cups of coffee combined with smoking significantly increases the activity of the metabolising enzyme known as CYP1A2.
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