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Ephedrine

Basic Information

Summary

Ephedrine is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a stimulant, concentration aid, decongestant, appetite suppressant, and to treat hypotension associated with anaesthesia. A Methamphetamine analogue and commonly used in the production of Methamphetamine.

Stimulant

Stimulants excite the nervous system and increase physiological function.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Dose
Threshold5-10mg
Light10-20mg
Common20-30mg
Strong30-50mg
Heavy50mg+
Duration
All ROAs
Onset5-20 minutes
Duration3 hours
After-effects1-8 hours
Effects

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    Adverse-effectsTachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, angina pectoris, vasoconstriction with hypertension, flushing, sweating, acne vulgaris, nausea, decreased urination, difficulty urinating, restlessness, confusion, insomnia, mild euphoria, mania/hallucinations, delusions, formication, dyspnea, pulmonary edema, dizziness, headache, tremor, hyperglycemic reactions, and dry mouth
    ContraindictionsClosed-angle glaucoma, phaeochromocytoma, asymmetric septal hypertrophy (idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis), concomitant or recent (previous 14 days) monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) therapy, general anaesthesia with halogenated hydrocarbons (particularly halothane), tachyarrhythmias or ventricular fibrillation, and hypersensitivity to ephedrine
    PharmacologyNDRA (Norepinephrine-Dopamine Releasing Agent)
    PharmacokineticsBioavailability: 85% | Metabolism: minimal hepatic | Excretion: 22 - 99% renal
    LegalAustralia: Prescription Only (S4) | Canada: Schedule VI | United Kingdom: P | United States: List I OTC
    CategoryStimulant
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    Interactions

    Dangerous

    Unsafe

    Caution

    Low risk & Increased Effects

    Low risk & Decreased Effects

    Low risk & No Synergy