Studies related to Triglycerides and Ephedrine

An Herbal Supplement Containing Ma Huang-Guarana For Weight Loss: A Randomized, Double-blind Trial

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 67
Sex n/a
Notes for this study:
An 8 week trial using 72mg ephedrine and 240mg caffeine daily (Using Ma Huang for ephedrine source).

EC group lost 4.0+/-3.4kg body weight relative to placebo's 0.8+/-2.4kg. Triglycerides were also reduced, possibly secondary to weight loss.

A fairly high drop out rate existed in this study, but was not different between groups.

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