Consumers get both the unsurpassed congestion relief of pseudoephedrine
and the peace of mind that they are protecting their kids and communities from illicit drugs," he comments.
Myanmar police say China is also a major supplier of pseudoephedrine
The number of physicians that I have encountered during my trips to the medical societies so far has been overwhelmingly in favor of prescription pseudoephedrine
Drug traffickers in Mexico now substitute ephedrine and/or pseudoephedrine
with phenyl acetic acid (PAA), which enters Mexico in large quantities from suppliers in the Netherlands, Bulgaria, and China.
6 grams of pseudoephedrine
to any individual per day (21) and prohibits an individual from purchasing more than nine grams during any thirty-day period.
occurs naturally as an alkaloid in certain plant species (for example, as a constituent of extracts from the ephedra species, also known as Ma Huang, in which it occurs together with other isomers of ephedrine), the majority of pseudoephedrine
produced for commercial use is derived from yeast fermentation of dextrose in the presence of benzaldehyde.
ephedrine's adverse side effects, however, pseudoephedrine
may have shut down small-time neighborhood meth cookeries, but Mexican cartels have seized the opportunity to swoop into unconquered territory and make those meth customers their own.
5) Documented links exist between terrorist groups and drug trafficking, notably the smuggling of pseudoephedrine
, a precursor used to manufacture methamphetamine.
Three infants died in 2005 after ingesting cough or cold medications containing pseudoephedrine
, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
All three infants had what appeared to be high levels of pseudoephedrine
(a nasal decongestant) in postmortem blood samples.
Over-the-counter drugs containing pseudoephedrine
will go behind the counter beginning in late September under a new law passed by Congress and signed by President Bush.