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_Efedrina Level

Efedrina Level

Ephedrine hydrochloride.

Antiasthmatic.

Indicated in bronchial asthma and hay fever.


    Box with 24 tablets.

    N.C. 749622.9

The usual dose except in the case of facultative prescriptions is one tablet 2-3 times a day.

EFEDRINA LEVEL
Ephedrine hydrochloride

COMPOSITION

Per tablet:
Ephedrine hydrochloride..............50mg
Excipients: microcrystalline cellulose, talc, magnesium stearate and carboxymethyl starch.

INDICATIONS

Bronchial asthma, hay fever (coryza hays).
Contributes to treatment of: migraines, urticarias, eczema, neurodermititis, Quinke’s edema etc. Bronchial spasms in acute bronchial asthma, spastic bronchitis, lung emphysema, asthma states and severe chronic asthma.

DOSAGE

The usual dose except in the case of facultative prescriptions is one tablet 2-3 times a day.

COUNTER INDICATIONS

Coronary thrombosis, high blood pressure, thyrotoxicosis. Patients who are allergic to ephedrine.

PRECAUTIONS

It must be administered with great precaution in: Chronic organic cardiac illnesses, cardiac decomposition or angina pectoris and prostatic hypertrophy.

INCOMPATIBILITIES

M.A.O inhibitors, including during the two weeks after finishing treatment with these drugs.
Digitalis glycosides.

INTERACTIONS

Clorbutol, iodine, silver salts and tannic acids.

WARNING

We warn sportsmen and women that this medicine contains a component which can establish a positive result in an analytic drug test.

SECONDARY EFFECTS

Nervous disorders like :anxiety, insomnia, headaches and dizziness.
Muscular disorders lie: trembling and weakness.
Cardiovascular disturbances such as: tachycardia, palpitations, precordial pain and paleness, especially in hypersensitive patients like neurotics and with hyperthyroidism.

INTOXICATION AND ITS TREATMENT

Insomnia and other stimulating effects of ephedrine on the central nervous system can be counteracted by the administration of hypnotics.
In case of severe intoxication the stomach must immediately be cleaned by aspiration and flushing. To control excitement levels sedatives like chlopromacine can be administered with a dose of 50 or 100mg intramuscularly or as a barbiturate. To control tachycardia propanole can be administered intravenously with a dose of 2.5-5mg, or with practolole in asthmatic patients. The elimination of ephedrine must be helped by acidifying the urine with sodium chloride.
In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion consult the Toxicolgy Information Service. Telephone: 915620420.

PRESENTATION

Box with 24 tablets

WITH MEDICAL PRESCRIPTION
MEDICINES MUST BE KEPT OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Holder of the authorisation for the commercialisation and fabrication of the product.

LABORATORIOS ERN, S.A. Pedro IV, 499 - 08020 Barcelona, España
Tel: 93 314 80 11   Fax: 93 314 40 96

Responsable for fabrication.
Laboratorios ERN, S.A. Gorcs i LLadó, 188 – 08210 Barberá del Vallés, Barcelona. España.
Laboratorios ERN, S.A. Perú, 228 – 08020 Barcelona. España.