Ephedrine – From Cardiovascular to Central Effects

Tips & Safety - Ephedrine

Ephedrine is a mixed adrenergic agonist that has a unique dual mechanism of action. Not only does it directly bind and activate alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors, but it also stimulates the release of endogenously-stored norepinephrine from presynaptic terminals. This dual action results in a broad stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), leading to a … Read more