Information about Ephedrine
Ephedrine is used in the treatment of hypotension following spinal anesthesia.
How Ephedrine works
Ephedrine works on the blood vessels and increases the blood flow to heart and lungs, thereby improving the disease condition.
Common side effects of Ephedrine
Systemic hypertension (high blood pressure), Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Expert advice for Ephedrine
- It is usually given as a slow injection into your veins by a doctor or healthcare professional.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken medication to treat severe depression.