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Ephedrine Summary

Description: A phenethylamine found in EPHEDRA SINICA. PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is an isomer. It is an alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine. It has been used for asthma, heart failure, rhinitis, and urinary incontinence, and for its central nervous system stimulatory effects in the treatment of narcolepsy and depression. It has become less extensively used with the advent of more selective agonists.

Also Known As: Ephedrine Hydrochloride; Ephedrine Renaudin; Ephedrine Sulfate; Erythro Isomer of Ephedrine; Renaudin Brand of Ephedrine Hydrochloride Show All >>

Networked: 979 relevant articles (82 outcomes, 118 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Ephedrine is Relevant

  1. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) : 33 outcomes 48 studies in 415 results
  2. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction) : 9 outcomes 13 studies in 69 results
  3. Obesity : 8 outcomes 13 studies in 43 results
  4. Bradycardia : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 44 results
  5. Pain (Aches) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 26 results
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Drugs Related to Ephedrine

  1. Caffeine (No Doz)
  2. Phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine)
  3. Propofol (Diprivan)
  4. Colloids (Colloid)
  5. Epinephrine (Adrenaline)
  6. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  7. crystalloid solutions
  8. Theophylline (Theon)
  9. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)
  10. Scopolamine (Hyoscine)
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Therapies Related to Ephedrine

  1. Spinal Anesthesia
  2. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
  3. Anesthesia
  4. Epidural Anesthesia
  5. Intravenous Injections
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