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Ephedrine

Ephedrine

Ephedrine: Ephedrine is an alkaloid of the herb ephedra. Ephedrine has strong stimulating effects on the nervous system and heart that has been used as an ingredient in many supplements, including weight loss supplements. Ephedrine has been banned for use in supplements by the U.S. Food and Drug administration due to the frequent occurrence of serious, potentially life threatening, side effects. However, it is still available in regulated drugs.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Ephedrine

Adequate amounts of Ephedrine are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Ephedrine

Adequate amounts of Ephedrine are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Ephedrine

Excessive intake of Ephedrine may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Ephedrine

Ephedrine: An alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine. It has been used in the treatment of several disorders including asthma, heart failure, rhinitis, and urinary incontinence, and for its central nervous system stimulatory effects in the treatment of narcolepsy and depression. It has become less extensively used with the advent of more selective agonists.
Source: Diseases Database

Ephedrine : alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine; has been used in the treatment of several disorders including asthma, heart failure, rhinitis, and urinary incontinence, and for its central nervous system stimulatory effects in the treatment of narcolepsy and depression.
Source: CRISP

Ephedrine: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Ephedrine) include:

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