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pseudoephedrine

 [soo″do-ĕ-fed´rin]
one of the optical isomers of ephedrine, used in the form of the hydrochloride and sulfate salts as a nasal decongestant; administered orally.

pseudoephedrine

/pseu·do·ephed·rine/ (-ĕ-fed´rin) one of the optical isomers of ephedrine; used as the hydrochloride or sulfate salt as a nasal decongestant.

pseudoephedrine

(so͞o′dō-ĭ-fĕd′rĭn, -ĕf′ĭ-drēn′)
n.
An isomer of ephedrine, C10H15NO, used in its hydrochloride or sulfate form as a nasal decongestant.
A proprietary form of ma huang which, given its content of ephedrine-like alkaloids, has been self-administered to produce euphoria; HE is composed of ephedrine (ma huang) or pseudoephedrine, and caffeine (koala nut), stimulants that simulate the effects of Ecstasy. It has been marketed as an ‘advanced designer recreational supplement’
Route Oral
Pharmacology CNS stimulant, hallucinogenic properties, alertness, paranoia, sensory distortion
Adverse reactions Hypertension, seizures, acute MI, strokes, death

pseudoephedrine

A decongestant drug used to relieve nasal stuffiness (congestion) and contained in many cold remedies. A brand name is Galpseud. It is also formulated with antihistamine drugs under the brand names Dimotane and Sudafed.

pseudoephedrine

one of the optical isomers of ephedrine.
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