Yesterday, on October 9 by the staff of criminal investigation department of May Day city police station it was detained 29 - the summer local in whom militiamen found and withdrew 17 ml of ephedrine for the sum of 1,5 thousand UAH
Criminal case according to Art. 309 of UK of Ukraine which provides imprisonment for a period of up to 3 years is brought.
Ephedrine - a strong stimulator, from a series of amphetamines. The alkaloid containing in different types of plants of a sort эфедра. It is for the first time allocated in 1887. On action it is close to to adrenaline. Excites the central nervous system. Hydrochloride E. apply to treatment of bronchial asthma, a gipotopichesky illness, allergic diseases, at blood losses, poisonings with narcotic and sleeping medicines, etc.
Excess of the recommended dose or application of such additives contrary to contraindications can lead to the extremely sad consequences, including heart attack and apoplectic seizure (it is a stroke).