ephedrine sulfate


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ephedrine sulfate

The salt of ephedrine and sulfuric acid. It occurs as fine white crystals or as a powder. Its action and uses are the same as those of ephedrine.
See also: ephedrine

ephedrine sulfate,

n chemical em-ployed for treating allergy and asthma for its decongestant and bron-chodilator properties; administered through the mouth or nose or by injection.

ephedrine sulfate

(ifed´rin sul´fāt),
n brand name: generic;
drug class: adrenergic, mixed direct and indirect effects;
action: causes increased contractility and heart rate by acting on β-receptors in heart; also acts on α-receptors, causing vasoconstriction in blood vessels;
uses: shock, increased perfusion, hypotension, bronchodilation.