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Ephedrine MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ephedrine
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.100.624.302
D02.033.755.624.302
D02.092.063.624.302
D02.092.471.683.430
Unique ID
D004809
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004809
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Ephedrine Hydrochloride
Ephedrine Renaudin
Ephedrine Sulfate
Erythro Isomer of Ephedrine
Sal-Phedrine
Pharm Action
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Sympathomimetics
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Adrenergic Agents
Registry Number
GN83C131XS
Related Numbers
299-42-3
NLJ6390P1Z
U6X61U5ZEG
CAS Type 1 Name
(1R,2S)-2-methylamino-1-phenyl-propan-1-ol
NLM Classification #
QV 129
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Ephedrine Preferred
Sal-Phedrine Narrower
Ephedrine Sulfate Narrower
Ephedrine Hydrochloride Narrower
Ephedrine Renaudin Narrower
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