Reduction in Ephedra Poisonings after FDA Ban

To the Editor: Ephedra (ma huang) is an ephedra alkaloid botanical (primarily ephedrine and pseudoephedrine) with sympathomimetic activity. Ephedra can have a substantial effect on the cardiovascular and central nervous systems through direct adrenergic receptor agonism as well as indirect…

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