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A 33-year-old member asked:

Could i lose weight with ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Bad Idea.: If you want sustained weight loss, healthy weight loss - do it with diet ; exercise.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Do people generally lose weight with ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate)?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
Wouldn't recommend: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) has way too many side effects, and this got it removed from the FDA approved drug list, so it is not legally available in the US. It increases pulse and blood pressure, causes anxiety and insomnia, and has been associated with severe problems in small numbers of people (heart attack, stroke). Studies have shown that stimulants are not good in achieving weight loss, keeping it off.

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