Ephedrine

Breastfeeding
  • TRADE NAMES: Ectasule; Efedron; Ephedsol; Marax; Pretz-D; Rynatuss (MedPointe); Vicks Vatronol (Procter & Gamble)
  • INDICATIONS: Nasal congestion, acute hypotensive states, asthma
  • CLASS: Adrenergic alpha-receptor agonist, Sympathomimetic
  • HALF-LIFE: 3–6 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Antihypertensives, Dexamethasone, Furazolidone, Guanethidine, Iobenguane, Levomepromazine, MAO inhibitors, Methyldopa, Oxprenolol, Phenelzine, Phenylpropanolamine, Selegiline, Tranylcypromine, Tricyclic antidepressants

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Our database has 29 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
GENITOURINARY.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OTHER.


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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