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DANGER OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPHEDRINE IN HEART FAILURE

DANGER OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPHEDRINE IN HEART FAILURE This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract While ephedrine has been employed in Chinese medicine for over five thousand years, it has been only in the past five years, since its reisolation and careful study by Chen and Schmidt, that modern medicine has added it to the list of drugs in daily use. In 1923, Chen called attention to ephedrine and conducted a careful study of its physiologic effect, so that in a short time the drug became popularized and freely used by practitioners of medicine and even by laymen. At the present time, the drug is widely used for a variety of conditions, and the literature contains many interesting and instructive articles regarding its pharmacology, mode of action and therapeutic uses. From time to time attention has been called to certain untoward effects from the use of this drug, and it is not considered amiss at this time to emphasize the point that this drug is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

DANGER OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPHEDRINE IN HEART FAILURE

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1928 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0730-188X
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1928.00020020010002
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract While ephedrine has been employed in Chinese medicine for over five thousand years, it has been only in the past five years, since its reisolation and careful study by Chen and Schmidt, that modern medicine has added it to the list of drugs in daily use. In 1923, Chen called attention to ephedrine and conducted a careful study of its physiologic effect, so that in a short time the drug became popularized and freely used by practitioners of medicine and even by laymen. At the present time, the drug is widely used for a variety of conditions, and the literature contains many interesting and instructive articles regarding its pharmacology, mode of action and therapeutic uses. From time to time attention has been called to certain untoward effects from the use of this drug, and it is not considered amiss at this time to emphasize the point that this drug is

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1928

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