What is Ephedrine hydrochloride?
[ Ephedrine Hydrochloride ] – Ephedrine, also called Ma Huang, Ephedra, and/or Chinese ephedra, was found in numerous dietary supplements, “muscle enhancers”, and appetite suppressants from makers such as Metabolife, Advocare, Metabolite, and Metab-Rx Ultra. Ephedra is a Chinese medicine that herbalists value as a natural and effective alternative to asthma and allergy drugs. Ephedrine is the active constituent of ephedra. In other words, ephedra is an herb that contains ephedrine, and ephedrine hydrochloride is a FDA approved over-the counter drug. Ephedrine hydrochloride is used as over the counter nasal decongestant medicine, in such products as vasopro, bio-tech ephedrine hydrochloride et al. Ephedrine hydrochloride is a drug that relaxes smooth muscle and constricts blood vessels. It was formerly widely used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of such conditions as asthma and chronic bronchitis, but has largely been replaced for treating these conditions by drugs that have fewer