7 doctors weighed in:

Can ephedra cause kidney stones?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it can

Ephedra can cause kidney stones.
So you should not take it if you have had 2 episodes.

In brief: Yes it can

Ephedra can cause kidney stones.
So you should not take it if you have had 2 episodes.
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Banned?

I think ephedra was banned from being sold in the USA because of cardiac deaths However, there is no reason why it would cause kidney stones.

In brief: Banned?

I think ephedra was banned from being sold in the USA because of cardiac deaths However, there is no reason why it would cause kidney stones.
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