Ephedrine

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Ephedrine's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

25 to 50 mg38 (37.5)As recommended.IM,SC
25 to 50 mg38 (37.5)As recommended.IM,SC,Slow IV
5 to 25 mg15 (15)As recommended.IVRepeated 5 to 10 minutes
0.5 to 1 %0.75 (0.75)As recommended.Nasal dropsfor the treatment of nasal congestion.
25 to 50 mg38 (37.5)4 hourlyPO

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.5 to 1 %0.75 (0.75)As recommended.NasalAs Required
1.5 mg/kg1.5 (1.5)8 hourlyOral-

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

0.5 to 1 %0.75 (0.75)As recommended.NasalAs required
0.93 mg/kg0.93 (0.93)8 hourlyOral

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Ephedrine

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