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    1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-isopropylaminoethanol, Betaphrine, Deterenol, Deterenolum, Isopropylnorsynéphrine, Isopropyl-norsynephrine, Isopropyloctopamine, N-isopropylnorsynephrine, N-isopropyloctopamine, Paraproterenol.


    Isopropylnorsynephrine is a type of stimulant that may be found in some supplement products.

    Stimulants can increase blood pressure and heart rate and cause heart problems.

    Isopropylnorsynephrine is used for weight loss, to increase energy, improve athletic performance, and for other uses, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use. It might also be unsafe.

    ISOPROPYLNORSYNEPHRINE Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

    We currently have no information for ISOPROPYLNORSYNEPHRINE Uses & Effectiveness


    When taken by mouth: Isopropylnorsynephrine is possibly unsafe for most people when taken by mouth. Side effects can include difficulty breathing, heart attack, stroke, and others.

    Special Precautions & Warnings:

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Isopropylnorsynephrine is possibly unsafe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid using.

    High blood pressure: Isopropylnorsynephrine might increase blood pressure. Avoid using isopropylnorsynephrine if you have high blood pressure.

    Surgery: Isopropylnorsynephrine acts like a stimulant, so it might interfere with surgery by increasing heart rate and blood pressure. Stop taking isopropylnorsynephrine at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

    ISOPROPYLNORSYNEPHRINE Interactions What is this?

    Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination

    • Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with ISOPROPYLNORSYNEPHRINE

      Antihypertensive drugs help lower blood pressure. Isopropylnorsynephrine might increase blood pressure. Taking isopropylnorsynephrine along with antihypertensive drugs might interfere with how well these drugs lower blood pressure.

    • Stimulant drugs interacts with ISOPROPYLNORSYNEPHRINE

      Stimulant drugs speed up the nervous system. By speeding up the nervous system, stimulant medications can make you feel jittery and speed up your heartbeat. Isopropylnorsynephrine might also speed up the nervous system. In theory, taking isopropylnorsynephrine along with stimulant drugs might cause serious problems including increased heart rate and high blood pressure.


    There isn't enough reliable information to know what an appropriate dose of isopropylnorsynephrine might be. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult a healthcare professional before using.

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