MYTH: 5-hour ENERGY® shots can cause a person to fail a drug test

FACT: An energy shot is not a drug and therefore will not affect a drug test.

It’s time to set the record straight.

Have you ever heard the phrase, “this is so good, it should be illegal?” At some point in time, the public decided that if something is good, there has to be a “catch.”

Across the US, everyone from shift workers to college students gets the boost they need from our energy shots. It’s not always the right time for coffee, tea or a large bubbly energy drink. When you’re feeling tired, 5-hour ENERGY® shots can give you the lift you need. After one delicious shot, you’ll feel energized and ready to take on your responsibilities with a smile. It works like a charm. In fact, it works so well, that rumors began to fly.

No, there are no reported cases of 5-hour ENERGY® shots causing someone to fail a drug test. There has never been a single confirmed case of this happening. Ever.

So, what are the ingredients in 5-hour ENERGY® shots?

Over the years, we’ve introduced quite a few variations of 5-hour ENERGY® shots. In our regular strength formula, our energy shots include an energy blend of ingredients, including vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and niacin.

In addition to our flagship line, we offer another option: 5-hour™ TEA shots, which relies on caffeine which has been derived from green tea leaves and comes in lemonade, peach and raspberry flavors.

Will 5-hour ENERGY® shots affect my state of mind or actions?

No, of course not!

Consuming a 5-hour ENERGY® shot gives you an energetic feeling akin to what you’d feel after drinking a nice cup of premium coffee (about 8 ounces for regular strength and tea flavors and 12 ounces for extra strength flavors). Our energy shots are safe to consume before work, driving, using your hands or anything else you’re up to in your daily life.

Do I need a prescription for 5-hour ENERGY® shots?

No! 5-hour ENERGY® shots require no prescription. It can be purchased in grocery stores, pharmacies and even gas stations.

What do 5-hour ENERGY® shots taste like?

That’s up to you! As our product has become more and more popular over the years, we’ve had increased demand for additional flavors. Today, we have dozens of choices to suit every taste. In our regular-strength line, we offer berry, grape, citrus-lime, orange, pink lemonade, and pomegranate flavored energy shots.

Our extra-strength line offers a punchier burst of energy in a variety of refreshing flavors: berry, blue raspberry, cool mint & lemonade, grape, peach-mango, sour apple and strawberry-watermelon.

Are these energy shots full of sugar?

Nope, not at all. 5-hour ENERGY® shots are sugar-free. In fact, they have 4 calories per serving!

Are you ready to wake up? Try a one of the many flavor of 5-hour ENERGY® shots today and see what all the fuss is about.


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