User Reviews for Ephedrine
Brand names: Rezipres, Akovaz, Bronkaid Max, Primatene Intermittent Asthma, Corphedra, Emerphed
Ephedrine has an average rating of 9.2 out of 10 from a total of 5 reviews on Drugs.com. 100% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 0% reported a negative experience.
|Asthma, acute||2 reviews||167 medications|
|Narcolepsy Off-label||2 reviews||18 medications|
|COPD, Acute Off-label||1 reviews||25 medications|
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"As of 2021 you can now buy single ingredient Ephedrine tablets. There is not a lot of weight loss medications available and many of them are too expensive or insurance companies may not cover them. Ephedrine is very effective for weight loss when combined with a diet"
For Asthma, acute "I have severe asthma and now single Ephedrine tablets are sold called Primatene tablets. They are 12.5mg tablets. For 60 tablets usually cost under twenty dollars. With all the prescription medications I take other than steroids Ephedrine works the best. I HIGHLY recommend it try it."
For COPD, Acute "I have used Broncaid Tablets for many years, I have COPD and Asthma. In addition to my other prescribed medications for the COPD and Asthma Broncaid is the only medication that is able to give me a longer lasting relief. I advise people with breathing conditions to at least give it a try it just might give you additional comfort."
For Narcolepsy "2008 had meningitis since then I have got narcolepsy and ephedrine helps me a lot with the insomnia and concentration during the day to keep me alert."
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For Narcolepsy "25mg 2x a day. Once upon waking and once in the afternoon seems to get me going with addition to a cup of coffee. The pros are it works similarly to the typical narcoleptic drug. "
For Asthma, acute "I have a very hard time breathing, ephedrine helped me so much. Now that the price for it has gone up so much I can't buy it."
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"I used ephedrine for 15 years, but not correctly. I was addicted to it and could not stop. I was up to 36 pills a day. In October of 2007 I ended up in the hospital with an enlarged heart and fluid in my chest cavity that was seeping out of my heart. The pills had caused this to happen to my heart. It made my blood pressure sky rocket. I had to have an echo, heart catherization, stress tests and now I am on heart medicine and blood pressure medicine. I have no idea how it works if you use it correctly, but I am so glad I am finally off it for good."