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Ephedrine Information

Ephedrine Benefits & Uses

Ephedrine is used to treat the following -

Ephedrine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ephedrine


Ephedrine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ephedrine is used -

  1. Nervousness
  2. Altered heart rate
  3. Anxiety Unknown
  4. Decreased blood pressure
  5. Dehydration Unknown
  6. Insomnia Unknown
  7. Dizziness Unknown
  8. Dry Mouth Unknown
  9. Headache Unknown
  10. Loss of appetite
  11. Nausea or vomiting
  12. Tachycardia
  13. Tremor

Ephedrine Related Warnings

Is the use of Ephedrine safe for pregnant women?

Ephedrine has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.


Is the use of Ephedrine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Ephedrine. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Ephedrine on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your kidney after taking Ephedrine. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Ephedrine on the Liver?

Side effects of Ephedrine rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Ephedrine on the Heart?

Ephedrine may cause harmful effects on heart. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Ephedrine with Other Drugs

Ephedrine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ephedrine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ephedrine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Porphyria
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  3. Arrhythmia
  4. Glaucoma
  5. Angina
  6. Heart Disease
  7. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  8. Hyperthyroidism
  9. Diabetes
  10. Enlarged Prostate

Frequently asked Questions about Ephedrine

Is this Ephedrine habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Ephedrine is addictive.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Ephedrine, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Ephedrine only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Ephedrine in mental disorders is not effective.


Ephedrine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ephedrine

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Ephedrine, due to a lack of research on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Ephedrine

Taking Ephedrine with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Other
0 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Other
1 Years of Experience
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