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

(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 It has been largely withdrawn from the market because of a possible association with hemorrhagic stroke.
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= Behavior therapy alone; MR = meal replacement alone; C&E = caffeine and ephedrine; PPA = phenylpropanolamine. To reduce the complexity of the figure, the options that included C&E (C&E and C&E plus MR) and PPA (PPA and PPA plus MR) were combined.
(197) The bill defines a "scheduled listed chemicals product" as one "that contains ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine" and "may be marketed or distributed lawfully in the United States under the Federal, Food Drug, and Cosmetic Act as a nonprescription drug," new 21 U.S.C.
Evaluation of six commercial amphetamine and methamphetamine immunoassays for cross-reactivity to phenylpropanolamine and ephedrine in urine.
The purpose of the project was to see the effect of PPA (Phenylpropanolamine) on the beetle Passalus cornutus.
Board 2 EFFECTS OF PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE (PPA) ON BEHAVIOR, PROTEIN LEVELS, AND REPRODUCTIVE HORMONES IN YOUNG FEMALE RATS.
For more information visit the Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) Information Page, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, www.fda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/ppa.
The FDA has also recommended that products containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA) be voluntarily pulled from shelves.
By contrast, late last year, when a new study showed definitively that phenylpropanolamine (PPA), a common ingredient in cold remedies and over-the-counter weight-loss products (and a chemical cousin to ephedra), slightly raised the risk of stroke in women, the FDA swept into action to remove it from the market.
However, recent reports from Yale University and the University of California at San Francisco suggest that ephedra-type drugs and phenylpropanolamine can contribute to hemorrhagic stroke in women.
Penzance's Patch Harvey and Reading's Mark Skrypec were also cautioned by Rugby Football Union disciplinary chiefs after testing positive for the banned stimulant Phenylpropanolamine.
* SB 66 -- Would make it unlawful to possess five or more grams of pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine, ingredients in common over-the-counter, cold medications.