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MILITARY ENERGY GUM (MEG) - Military Spec Formula - Used in Military Rations - CINNAMON - TRAY (24 packs - 5pcs/pk) 100mg caffeine/pc


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  • Begins working instantly through oral absorption. Chewing one piece delivers 100 mg of caffeine five times faster than pills or coffee.
  • The Military Energy Gum formula was developed exclusively for Military and Security Agencies and was selected by for use in First Strike Rations by the Navy Seals, Army Rangers, and Special Forces.
  • Recommended by the The National Academy of Sciences for situations requiring fast action and clinically proven to improve physical performance, alertness, thinking, and marksmanship for fatigued soldiers.
  • Received the Army's Greatest Invention of the Year Award for 2005.
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Package Quantity: 24

The U.S. Military researched and tested for 6 years to help stop fatigue related injuries and deaths. The result, MILITARY ENERGY GUM, is now available publicly. Soldiers no longer have to resort to eating freeze dried coffee grounds in the field to keep alert. Military Energy Gum is an effective and efficient tool for addressing problems that have caused injuries and deaths among troops. Not only does Military Energy Gum decrease accidents, but it increases soldier performance. Clinical studies have proven increased physical and cognitive performance as well as improved marksmanship and overall vigilance under sleep deprived conditions. Military Energy Gum is proven to provide the most rapid absorption of caffeine through the oral membrane in the mouth, while also being the most compact, lightweight, and convenient method of delivery. Military Energy Gum decreases accidents, increases performance and saves lives.

Product Details

Package Quantity: 24
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 4.5 x 2.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B000J267XS
  • UPC: 853480010249
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,544 in Health & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Health & Personal Care)
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Customer Reviews

I love the cinnamon flavor.
Pat
Works much more effectively than "civilian" caffeine gums like Jolt.
David G. Liu
Pop in one piece, you're good.
B. Orona

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

30 of 32 people found the following review helpful By Bill Pen VINE VOICE on June 6, 2007
Item Package Quantity: 24 Verified Purchase
I've developed a terrifying habit of getting very sleepy while driving. I've never had an accident, but I avoid driving at night, and even in the daytime staying awake can be difficult. If necessary I pull over and nap or exercise, but that takes time. I've tried taking along a quart of coffee, but that's a bother. Buying coffee can work, but it takes time, and there isn't always a source of coffee near at hand.

A couple months ago I discovered 24, by Jolt, and that gum works well and has little aftertaste, but I need usually six pieces--half a pack. I recently found Stay Alert on here and bought a lot of it. It arrived two days later. It costs about $1 for five pieces, so about 20 cents a piece. Each piece is twice the thickness and twice the strength of a piece of 24. Depending on how sleepy I am, I find that if I chew one or two pieces, within a couple minutes I'm feeling fine. It's much cheaper than buying coffee. I like the fact that the packaging is much simpler and cheaper and eco-friendly than 24, and it packs easily into a pocket or bag.

The only bad thing is that after a minute of tasting sugar and cinnamon in a nice burst, there is about fifteen minutes of tasting the bitterness of the caffeine (ever got a no-doze pill stuck in your mouth?). Then that pretty much goes away, and there's an acceptable but mild cinnamon taste thereafter. Stay Alert has a much more unpleasant aftertaste than 24, but it's stronger and a bit cheaper. It may work a bit faster than 24, and more of the caffeine may be entering the blood stream from the mouth, rather than the stomach. What that might do to the mucous membrane, I don't know.

In any case, it is literally a life saver, because it always wakes me up when I'm getting sleepy while driving. Highly recommended for truckers and travelers. The caffeine isn't good for you, but probably this is better for you than drinking the coffee, and it's sure cheaper.
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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on May 21, 2008
Item Package Quantity: 24 Verified Purchase
I am currently working on my third tray of Stay Alert, I have one a day at about 3pm. It keeps me going and makes it so I don't get crabby from not having enough coffee (I drink eight cups every morning). It only takes five minutes of chewing to feel great again, I have shared this great product with my family members who also are coffee addicts like myself. Sometimes if I have to leave quickly to an emergency and cannot get any coffee in my system I chew one piece of gum in the car. I have Stay Alert stashed all over the place: In the center console of my car, on top of the microwave, at my desk, in my nightstand, in my earthquake kit, and in my tool kit. It's like having extra batteries for your flashlight.

The taste is great and really does not have anything funky going on like all of the other chewable caffeine product on the market (I have tried them all over the last fifteen years). This gum is better than any pill because you get instant results and no jitters or overdose feeling. Just a perfect clean alertness.

If this company ever goes public I want in!!!

Thanks Stay Alert!!!!!!!!!
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Lauren V. Kern on February 6, 2008
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This gum has 100mg of caffeine in it, which is approximately equivalent to one cup of brewed coffee. However, it works MUCH faster.

Being a college student, I'm often up very late (either for studying or for more fun activities) and have to get up very early, so this has been a lifesaver when I'm about to fall asleep during a test or important lecture.

Be sure, though, that you follow the directions EXACTLY. You're to chew ONE piece for FIVE MINUTES. The first time I used it I'd already had a few cups of coffee in the morning and I popped two pieces in my mouth. Unfortunately, I started shaking and my hands were twitching for more than an hour. It wasn't scary (actually, a rather amusing experience) but if you need to be at work or driving, BE CAREFUL.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Michael Rosenborg on August 20, 2007
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I brought some of this with me on a long car trip this summer. From experience I know that when my head starts nodding, I have but a few minutes to pull over and take a catnap, or become a danger to myself and others. Trouble is, there isn't usually a place to pull over right away--the nearest rest area is often a half hour or so away (and on some state highways there are none at all). Not a problem with Stay Alert! This time I popped one piece, started chewing, and literally within a few seconds my head stopped nodding and I felt exactly as though I had taken a nap. I was wide awake. The effect stayed with me for 2-3 hours, and by then I was able to find a rest area and take a nap.

I used it sparingly, only when I had no choice; I took naps whenever I could, and Stay Alert saved my behind several times on this trip. This stuff really works. And Amazon has it for the lowest price I've seen online.

It has a cinnamon flavor which is acceptable, but not the best. But then again, you don't chew this for the flavor. When you're tired but you need to keep going, you don't care about flavor; all you care about is staying awake. This stuff will get you over the hump.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Tim Tesi on December 29, 2006
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Although not the best tasting gum, its okay. I keep it in the car and it is great when I feel tire. No longer looking for a place for coffee. Also it doesn't cause stomach irratation. I think it is great in every way but taste.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By C. Blankenship on January 19, 2007
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It works faster than coffee, takes no preparation time, freshens your breath and tastes like real gum. I would recommend this for truck and ambulance drivers, anyone working late hours, for people who like to party but lack the energy to do so, and just about anyone else who needs to "Stay Alert" but might not have access to a coffee pot or the time to make a cup.
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