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side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• There are no known nutritional considerations, at this time.1
• While not studied as an herbal/drug interaction, research indicates that there is a potential for interaction between ephedra and this medication. Avoid herbal supplements that contain ephedra or ma huang.2
2 Bye C, Hill HM, Hughes DTD et al: A comparison of plasma levels of L(+) pseudoephedrine following different formulations, and their relation to cardiovascular and subjective effects in man. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 1975; 8:47-53
2 Drew CDM, Knight GT, Hughes DTD et al: Comparison of the effects of D-(-) ephedrine and L-(+) pseudoephedrine on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems in man. Br J Clin Pharmacol 1978; 6:221-225.
2 Empey DW, Young GA, Letley E et al: Dose-response study of the nasal decongestant and cardiovascular effects of pseudoephedrine. Br J Clin Pharmacol 1980; 9:351-358
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