American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A white, odorless, powdered or crystalline alkaloid, C10H15NO, isolated from shrubs of the genus Ephedra or made synthetically. It is used in the treatment of allergies and asthma.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline alkaloid, C10H15ON, contained in the leaves of Ephedra distachya and other species of Ephedra. It is mydriatic.
- n. An alkaloid, found in some species of Ephedra shrubs (or prepared synthetically), used as a sympathomimetic drug.
- n. white odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma
- Latin ephedra, horsetail; see ephedra + -ine2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The products contain ephedrine, which is banned by the NCAA.”
“Our policy for years, it's a written policy, is that we do not allow any products that contain ephedrine, ephedra ..., except as they're prescribed for drugs.”
“Orioles team physician William Goldiner agreed with the coroner's call for a ban but noted that teams can do little to stop it because ephedrine is legal.”
“The role of the controversial stimulant ephedrine, which is legal and available without prescription, was raised immediately in both because of reports that a dietary supplement containing ephedrine was spotted in their lockers.”
“These substances -- Ephedra contain a substance called ephedrine, which can produce all kinds of adverse effects in the body, rhythm disturbances, hypertension, stroke, sudden death, heat illness, you can go on.”
“It is a Beta-2 Agonist, which means that it is chemically related to epinephrine (NOT ephedrine, which is a totally different type of drug) and salbutamol.”
“In addition to propofol, Jackson's blood contained anxiety sedatives lidocaine, diazepam, nordiazepam, lorazepam and midazolam, as well as ephedrine, which is used for narcolepsy and depression.”
“Cupstid told police he and his friend, Koehn, were buying the legally allowed amount of ephedrine, which is 11 grams.”
“Chinese drug authorities last year began tracking large purchases of ephedrine, which is also a common ingredient in many traditional Chinese herbal medicines, reports said.”
“Racing Victoria announced on Tuesday that Oliver had tested positive to the banned substance ephedrine, which is banned under Australian Rule of Racing 81A (1) (a), as a result of urine sample taken on Derby Day, October 31.”
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