pseudoephedrine

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pseu·do·e·phed·rine

 (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.

pseudoephedrine

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈɛfɪˌdriːn; -ˌdrɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug similar in action to ephedrine, used extensively as a decongestant
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Noun1.pseudoephedrine - poisonous crystalline alkaloid occurring with ephedrine and isomorphic with it
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
Translations
pseudoefedrin

pseudoephedrine

n pseudoefedrina, seudoefedrina
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The salts pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and pseudoephedrine sulfate [8,10,12] are found in many over-the-counter preparations either as single-ingredient preparations, or more commonly in combination with antihistamines, paracetamol and/or ibuprofen.
The category changed dramatically again after November 27, 2002, when loratadine in 10 mg a day strength, as well as in combination with pseudoephedrine sulfate, were approved as O-T-C drugs.
5 mg and pseudoephedrine sulfate 120 mg, Schering Plough Corp.
4] Pseudoephedrine sulfate is an orally active decongestant that reduces nasal edema and alleviates congestion.
Clarinex-D 24 Hour Extended Release Tablets (desloratadine 5-mg and pseudoephedrine sulfate 240-mg extended release tablets, Schering-Plough Corp.
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