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D.5.4 Describe the effects of caffeine and compare its structure with that of nicotine IB Chemistry

A low dose of caffeine (which is found in coffee and tea) increases alertness, mental activity and is a respiratory stimulant (increases cellular activity). Caffeine is also a diuretic (makes you pee more). Too much caffeine can lead to insomnia and irritability. Caffeine and nicotine both contain tertiary amines (amines with 3 bonds to carbon atoms).Dr Atkinson finally fell asleep having to go one more time.
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