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Ephedrine

Ephedrine

(Science: chemical) An alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine. It has been used in the treatment of several disorders including 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.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-agonists, adrenergic beta-agonists, adrenergic agents, appetite depressants, bronchodilator agents, central nervous system stimulants, sympathomimetic, vasoconstrictor agents.

chemical name: Benzenemethanol, alpha-(1-(methylamino)ethyl)-, (R-(R*,S*))-


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Re: Use of diuretics

I've personally mixed Ephedrine with alcohol on multiple occassions, Ephedrine is quite the diuretic! However, the diuresis was only ever an unintended side-effect; I've not used it with water for detoxification. As a stimulant, it probably ...

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by drunkard
Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:43 pm
 
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Use of diuretics

... Also, would use of a stimulant help reduce some of the alcohol's depressant effects? If both diuresis and CNS stimulation both help, then use of Ephedrine would surely be helpful.. 2. This led me to think: let Alice consume an anti-diuretic substance such as MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine ...

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by drunkard
Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:41 pm
 
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... alkaloids (morphine, codeine, thebaine, papaverine, narcotine, sanguinarine, narceine, hydrastine, berberine) Phenethylamine group: mescaline, ephedrine, amphetamine, methamphetamine, MDMA Indole group: Tryptamines: DMT, NMT, psilocybin, serotonin, melatonin Ergolines: the ergot alkaloids (ergine, ...

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