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ephedrine
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Ephedrine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Mini Thins; Sudafed; Trucker's Speed
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant
CHEMICAL NAME
(-)-alpha-(1-methylaminoethyl)benzyl alcohol
DESCRIPTION
Ephedrine is the active ingredient in Ephedra sinica. One isomer (pseudoephedrine) is widely sold as a decongestant while the other (ephedrine) is a commonly used stimulant.
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