What is Ephedrine?
Ephedrine Hydrochloride (Hcl) is a central nervous system stimulant used to treat breathing problems (as a bronchodilator), nasal congestion (as a decongestant), low blood pressure problems (orthostatic hypotension), or myasthenia gravis.
spinning sensation (vertigo),
loss of appetite,
sleeping disorder (insomnia),
fast heart rate,
weight loss, and difficult or painful urination.
The dosage of Ephedrine is based on the patient’s medical condition and response to therapy. For prescription Ephedrine, do not exceed 150 mg per day in adults or 75 mg per day in children. Ephedrine may interact with other adrenalin-like drugs, MAO inhibitors, beta-blockers, blood pressure medicine, tricyclic antidepressants, diuretics (water pills), digoxin, atropine, theophylline, oxytocin, or St. John’s wort. Tell your doctor all medications you are taking.