ephedra

ephedra is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide.

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General

Complementary/Alternative Medicine: This monograph describes a natural or herbal product that is not subject to FDA guidelines for medicines. Patients and clinicians are advised to read package labels carefully to ensure safe and efficacious use.

**Off Market Drug**
This medication is no longer available in the United States. Information provided here is for reference purposes only.

Pronunciation:
eff-ed-druh

Trade Name(s)

  • Ma huang
  • Ephedra sinesis

Ther. Class.
central nervous system stimulants
weight control agents

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