Caffeine Content of Beverages, Foods and Drugs


Information taken from research conducted by
The U.S. Department of Food and Nutrition Services
(All figures approximate)

Coffee  Non-prescription Drugs 
   Drip, regular106-164mg / 5 oz.    Caffedrine Capsules200mg
   Percolated, regular93-134mg / 5 oz.    NoDoz Tablets200mg
   Instant, regular47-68mg / 5 oz.    Vivarin Tablets200mg
   Decaffeinated2-5mg / 5 oz.   
   Pain Relievers 
Loose-leaf Tea (imported tea)     Anacin Analgesic64mg
   Black25-110mg    Cope32mg / tablet
   Oolong12-55mg    Bufferin0mg
   Green8-36mg    Excedrin130mg
      Midol64mg
Tea (black tea assumed)     Plain Aspirin0mg
   Brewed, major U.S. brands20-80mg    Tylenol0mg
    1 minute brew21-33mg / 5 oz.    Vanquish66mg
    3 minute brew35-46mg / 5 oz.   
    5 minute brew39-50mg / 5 oz. Diuretics (standard dose) 
   Canned iced tea22-36mg / 5 oz.    Aqua Ban200mg
   Iced tea67-76mg / 12 oz.    Fluidex0mg
   Instant tea22-36mg / 5 oz.    Permathene Water Off200mg
      Pre-Mens Forte100mg
Cocoa and Chocolate    
   Cocoa Beverage (mix)2-8mg / 6 oz. Cold Remedies 
   Milk Chocolate6 mg / 1 oz.    Actifed0mg
   Baking Chocolate35mg / 1 oz.    Contac0mg / tablet
   Sweet Chocolate20mg / 1 oz.    Comtrex0mg
   Ovaltine0mg    Coryban-D30mg
   Postum0mg    Dristan30mg
      Neo-Synephrine15mg
Sodas     Sudafed0mg
   Mr. Pibb, Diet57mg / 12 oz.    Triaminicin30mg
   Mountain Dew54mg / 12 oz.   
   Coca Cola, Diet Coke46mg / 12 oz.   
   Tab45mg / 12 oz.   
   Shasta Cola44mg / 12 oz.   
   Mr. Pibb41mg / 12 oz.   
   Dr. Pepper40mg / 12 oz.   
   Pepsi Cola38mg / 12 oz.   
   Pepsi Light, Diet36mg / 12 oz.   
   Diet Right Cola36mg / 12 oz.   
   Royal Crown Cola36mg / 12 oz.   
   Craigmont Cola0mg   
   7-Up0mg   
   Sprite0mg   
   Fanta0mg   
   Fresca0mg   
   Root Beer0mg   
   Club Soda0mg   
   Ginger Ale0mg   
   Tonic Water0mg   
   Orange Soda0mg   
   Grape Soda0mg