1. ephedrine

noun. ['ɪˈfɛdrɪn'] 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.


  • alkaloid

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Rhymes with Ephedrine

  • shchedrin

How do you pronounce ephedrine?

Pronounce ephedrine as ɪˈfɛdrɪn.

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Sentences with ephedrine

1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid taking diet pills or cold medications containing ephedrine if these are the cause of your rapid heart rate.

2. Adjective
Be sure to tell your doctor if you are using ephedrine and watch for any of these side effects: