U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
ZA
A 32-year-old female asked:

Good day, what will the effect be on the body if you are taking xarelto 15mg daily and then ephedrine for fat loss reasons? will you be at risk due to ephedrine burning the blood thinners faster? the ephedrine will be a low dosage.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Ephedrine: Ephedrine is a stimulant that does effect the heart and cardiovascular system. It has been used to suppress appetite for weight loss but if you are on Xarelto for heart related issues, ephedrine could be a medicine that might interfere with your heart health. I would definitely have a visit with a provider regarding its use.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 2, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.