BY SOPHARMA –
Ephedrine (ephedrine hydrochloride) is a stimulant that belongs to the group of medicines known as sympathomimetics. These are substances that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system and, according to their mechanism of action, are divided into indirect sympathomimetics (ephedrine) and direct sympathomimetics (noradrenaline, adrenaline, dopamine). What makes ephedrine extremely valuable to active athletes is that it boosts the release of norepinephrine, enhances central nervous system function and boosts metabolism. Initial administration of this drug results in a slight increase in body temperature due to the breakdown of triglycerides in adipose (fat) tissue. This, in turn, allows the excretion of subcutaneous fat from the body and emphasizes the relief muscle.
What is Ephedrine Sopharma and what it is used for
Ephedrine Sopharma solution for injection contains the active substance ephedrine hydrochloride, which shrinks the blood vessels, raises blood pressure and heart rate. It is used to control hypotension (low blood pressure) due to spinal and epidural anesthesia (spinal cord anesthesia).
How to store Ephedrine Sopharma
Store in the original package in a dark place.
Store below 25 ° C.
Do not freeze.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Ephedrine Sopharma after the expiry date which is stated on the pack. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not dispose of medicines in sewage or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Ephedrine Sopharma contains
The active substance is ephedrine hydrochloride 50 mg in 1 ml solution.
The other ingredient is: water for injections.
What Ephedrine Sopharma looks like and contents of the pack
Transparent to pale yellow clear liquid.
1 ml per colorless glass ampoule with opening mark (color point / ring).
10 ampoules in a blister made of rigid PVC film; 1 or 10 blisters in a carton with a leaflet.
Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer:
SOFARMA AD, Bulgaria.
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