The common use of Ephedrine is for relief from bronchial asthma who are struggling with shortness of breath or tight feelings in the chest. There may be other common uses that you can discuss with your doctor about how best to use ephedrine for you.
Ephedrine is also found in ephedra as one of the active molecules. Ephedrine supplement is also used for weight loss and is believed to support the use of fat for energy and increasing the metabolic rate or ability to burn calories.
An advantage of ephedrine in weight loss is that in some cases it can help keep muscle tissue during weight loss.
Ephedrine has synergistic properties with caffeine which combined tend to increase the effects.
The common side effects with ephedrine are increases in blood pressure that tend to be relieved once the ingredients have worked their way through the physiological system.
As a weight loss aid it is recommended for max benefits to include a healthy diet and workout plan.
Ephedrine works by lowering the swelling in blood vessels which opens airways in the lungs helping people breathe better which is why some use it as a bronchial dilator.
It is not recommended to take ephedrine for the side effects with the following conditions.
- Allergic to ephedrine
- No diagnosis for asthma
- Using prescription asthma medications
- After being hospitalized for asthma
- You are already taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor
- You already have high blood pressure or high risk of heart disease
It is advised to contact your doctor about any possible issues with using ephedrine.