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Dr. Robert Kalina
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Ephedrine (Overview)

Ephedrine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is ephedrine sulfate effect?

What is ephedrine sulfate effect?

Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate): Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is like "speed". It is a pharmacologic cousin to amphetamine. You may feel rapid heart rate, palpitations, jitteriness, more energy, and have elevated blood pressure. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kalina
136 doctors shared insights

Ephedrine (Overview)

Ephedrine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is the medication ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate)?

What is the medication ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate)?

A stimulant: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is similar to the stimulants the body makes itself - adrenaline, noradrenaline and dopamine, and does many of the same things - raises blood pressure and pulse, is a decongestant, appetite suppressant. Because of its risks, most doctors no longer prescribe it, and use pseudoEphedrine (ephedrine sulfate) (sudafed) instead as a decongestant mainly. It is still found in many herbal drugs, esp from china. ...Read more

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Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) an effective medicine?

Ephidrine: Its a medication used to address severe hypo-tension(low bp) at times for shortness of breath for specific reasons and usually provided in IV or through skin injection. ...Read more

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How safe are cordifolia ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) pills?

How safe are cordifolia ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) pills?

Not very!: They are of mixed potency (active ingredient ephedrine) which can elevate blood pressure, cause cardiac arrhythmias, hypoglycemia, and are quite dangerous if you take thyroid. A proper diet is more effective in losing weight than this bogus nutritional supplement! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use ephedrine/caffeine to stretch my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) script?

Can you tell me if i could use ephedrine/caffeine to stretch my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) script?

No: The reason that you have to go to a doctor and get a prescription for adderal is because it requires the medical knowledge of a health professional to use it safely. Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) has been banned in the us because of its toxicity, and neither Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) nor caffeine are substitutes for your medication.Don't play doctor, and take your medication as prescribed.If trouble paying, talk to md-there is help. ...Read more

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Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) side effects and risks?

Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) side effects and risks?

Cardiac: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a form of adrenalin. It can cause increase in heart rate, elevated blood pressure and even abnormal heart rhythm. It was associated with the deaths of a major league pitcher and a college football player a few years ago. Just because something is over the counter, it may not always be safe. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) overdose?

What is the treatment for ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) overdose?

Supportive care: Support of cardiac and central nervous system functions. Prevention of seizures and cardiac arrhythmia. Depending on severity, hospitalization and cardiac monitoring may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is ephedrine sulfate effect?

Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate): Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is like "speed". It is a pharmacologic cousin to amphetamine. You may feel rapid heart rate, palpitations, jitteriness, more energy, and have elevated blood pressure. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Ephedrine Sulfate (Definition)

Ephedrine sulfate is a stimulant which is a ...Read more