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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Cohen
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Cardiac: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a form of adrenalin. It can cause increase in heart rate, elevated blood pressure and even abnormal heart rhythm. I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors and releases norepinephrine. Adverse reactions are insomnia, nausea, headaches , di ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Stop taking it!: You can overcome the side effects of supplements by not taking them. The main problem is that there's no legal requirement for the manufacturers to pr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Decongestant: Short term ( a couple of days) use as a decongestant is ok. But it does increase blood pressure, so if you have underlying high blood pressure , i wo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haynes
37 years experience Endocrinology
Reduce dose slowly: Good idea to get off Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) - it is dangerous in the long run. I suggest cutting the pills in quarters and taking 3/4 a pill da ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: If you have used Sudafed before then you can take it now however it may keep you awake.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate): Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is like "speed". It is a pharmacologic cousin to amphetamine. You may feel rapid heart rate, palpitations, jitteriness, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : See my other answers about dangers of Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) in brain and heart. Similar to ecstacy.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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A stimulant: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is similar to the stimulants the body makes itself - adrenaline, noradrenaline and dopamine, and does many of the same t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Spector
25 years experience Addiction Medicine
Stimulant: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is an amphetamine-like substance that has been used medically for asthma, as a decongestant, cold/flu symptoms, and to a ... Read More
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