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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ephedrine oral.

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19 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
4/1/2012 9:59:47 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
As with ANYTHING, moderation is the key. If you abuse this drug, OF COURSE it can have potentially negative effects. I started using this years ago when it was still legal, to lose weight and keep up with my long hours at work as a paramedic. I lost 45 lbs in a few months and I pretty much loved everything about it. I will tell you that the "negative" side effects I noticed were dry m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/1/2012 4:18:28 PM

Reviewer: pwt54, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
it makes me energenic

Condition: Other
12/8/2011 5:34:20 PM

Reviewer: chronic cougher, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I originally started taking ephedrin unintentionally while in college, in the form of diet/energy pill as sleep-replacement. I had no idea what it was, all I knew was that it made me more alert, gave me more energy/strength, and let me pull all nighters. Even when they took it off the shelves, I had no idea what it was or what it did. I didn't make the connection at the time, but a few mo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/6/2011 10:22:47 PM

Reviewer: moonglow, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i use it alot wish i didnt

Condition: Other
10/31/2010 9:16:23 PM

Reviewer: Roger H, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for over 20 years. What started out as an effective way to increase energy, over time, it took larger amounts in order to have the same effects. Now when taking over 600-800 millagrams a day, it surves little purpose other than help me marginally function with some energy. Without it, I think I would sleep all day long and not have a job. I would not recommend u ... Show Full Comment

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