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Compound Summary for: CID 5032     Try the new version summary page

Ephedrine

Also known as: racephedrine; (+-)-Ephedrine; 2-(methylamino)-1-phenylpropan-1-ol; Ephedrine, (.+/-.)-; EPHEDRINE, (+-)-
Molecular Formula: C10H15NO   Molecular Weight: 165.2322   InChIKey: KWGRBVOPPLSCSI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A phenethylamine found in EPHEDRA SINICA. PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is an isomer. It is an alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine. It has been used for asthma, heart failure, rhinitis, and urinary incontinence, and for its central nervous system stimulatory effects in the treatment of narcolepsy and depression. It has become less extensively used with the advent of more selective agonists.   From: MeSH
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