phenylpropanolamine


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phenylpropanolamine

 [fen″il-pro″pah-nol´ah-min]
an adrenergic used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a nasal and sinus decongestant, as an appetite suppressant, and in the treatment of mild to moderate stress incontinence.

phenylpropanolamine

/phen·yl·pro·pa·nol·amine/ (-pro″pah-nol´ah-mēn) an adrenergic, used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a nasal and sinus decongestant, as an appetite suppressant, and in the treatment of stress incontinence.

phenylpropanolamine

(fĕn′əl-prō′pə-nŏl′ə-mēn′, fē′nəl-)
n. Abbr. PPA
An adrenergic drug, C9H13NO, that acts as a vasoconstrictor and has been used as a nasal decongestant, bronchodilator, and appetite suppressant. It has been largely withdrawn from the market because of a possible association with hemorrhagic stroke.

phenylpropanolamine

a β-adrenergic agent used chiefly as a nasal and sinus decongestant in the form of the hydrochloride salt and to increase urethral pressure in the treatment of urinary incontinence.
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Phenylpropanolamine has been used as an appetite suppressant, and ephedra-type drugs are used in nutritional supplements for weight control as well as in many cough and cold formulas.
The study, Phenylpropanolamine & Risk of Hemorrhagic Stroke: Final Report of the Hemorrhagic Stroke Project, can be found on the FDA'S Web site at
1979 - The FDA approves phenylpropanolamine as a safe, mildly effective appetite suppressant; it is marketed over the counter under a variety of brand names.
But he still prescribed phenylpropanolamine, a stimulant to help me slim.
The phenylpropanolamine may cause the most trouble.
Most of these contain pseudoephedrine hydrochloride or phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride, alone or with an antihistamine.
On complaining of cold symptoms, she received an order for a chlorpheniramine maleate and phenylpropanolamine sustained-release preparation (i.
Ingredients include phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine and pseudoephedrine.
One should probably avoid phenylpropanolamine, also used in some appetite suppressants.
Typical decongestants are phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine(R)*), phenylpropanolamine (Entex,(R) Propagests), and pseudoephedrine (Novafed,(R)* Sudafed(R)*).
Only Fiber-Rich, which combines grain and citrus fiber with phenylpropanolamine (PPA), poses a risk to health.
The only other positive finding was for the amphetamine family, which includes amphetamine, methamphetamine, ephedrine/pseudoephedrine, phentermine, and phenylpropanolamine (PPA).