Frequently Asked Questions

VIVARIN® CAFFEINE GUM

  • How much caffeine is in Vivarin Caffeine Gum?

    Each piece of Vivarin Caffeine Gum contains 40 mg of caffeine. Do not chew more than 2 pieces of Vivarin Caffeine Gum at one time. Maximum 6 pieces of gum per day.

  • How many calories are in each piece?

    Each pieces contains 3 sugar free calories. The package indicates 5 calories per piece due to US Food and Drug Administration reporting regulations which require rounding to the nearest 5 calories.

  • How many pieces are in each pack of Vivarin Caffeine Gum?

    There are 8 pieces in each pack.

  • What are the ingredients?

    Vivarin Caffeine Gum contains xylitol, chewing gum base, sorbitol, natural and artificial flavors, caffeine anhydrous, titanium dioxide (color), acesulfame potassium, sucralose, FD&C Blue no. 2 aluminum lake (color), and BHT.

  • What is the flavor?

    Vivarin Caffeine Gum is available in PowerMint® flavor.

  • Is Vivarin Caffeine Gum for everybody?

    Vivarin Caffeine Gum is not intended for those under the age of 18, pregnant and nursing women or people sensitive to caffeine. And like all caffeine-containing products, this product should be enjoyed in moderation and kept out of the reach of children.

  • How many pieces can I chew? Is there a specific caffeine limit I should know?

    Do not chew more than 2 pieces of Vivarin Caffeine Gum at one time. Maximum 6 pieces of gum per day. FDA recommends it is best not to consume more than a total of 400mg of caffeine per day, in any form.

CAFFEINE

  • Is Caffeine safe?

    For thousands of years, people have been using caffeine in different forms. This product is not intended for those under the age of 18, pregnant and nursing women or people sensitive to caffeine.  Caffeine in all forms should be enjoyed in moderation.

  • When was caffeine discovered?

    A fun caffeine fact: In 1819, the German chemist Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge isolated relatively pure caffeine for the first time.

  • How common is caffeine usage?

    It’s estimated that 85% of the U.S. population consumes at least one caffeinated beverage per day.

  • Is caffeine a stimulant?

    Caffeine stimulates your central nervous system, which can make you feel more awake and give you a boost of energy. In other words, caffeine helps you stay awake. But it should never replace sleep.

Not intended for those under the age of 18, pregnant and nursing women or people sensitive to caffeine. Like all caffeine-containing products, this product should be enjoyed in moderation. Do not chew more than 2 pieces of Vivarin Caffeine Gum at one time. Maximum 6 pieces per day. Must be stored out of reach of children.