phenylpropanolamine


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phen·yl·pro·pa·nol·a·mine

 (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 It has been largely withdrawn from the market because of a possible association with hemorrhagic stroke.
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phen•yl•pro•pan•ol•a•mine

(ˌfɛn lˌproʊ pəˈnɒl əˌmin, -mɪn)

n.
a substance, C9H13NO, related to ephedrine and amphetamine, available in various nonprescription diet aids as an appetite suppressant.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.phenylpropanolamine - an adrenergic drug used in many preparations to relieve allergic reactions or respiratory infections; "drugs containing phenylpropanolamine are being recalled"
adrenergic, adrenergic drug - drug that has the effects of epinephrine
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phenylpropanolamine

n fenilpropanolamina
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Legal requirements for the sale and purchase of drug products containing pseudoephedrine, ephedrine and phenylpropanolamine. Retrieved from https:// www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/Informat ionbyDrugClass/ucm072423.htm
Smugglers make synthetic drugs like ' Ice' by mixing pseudoephedrine with phenylpropanolamine and ephedrine.
Physiological, subjective and performance effects of pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine during endurance running exercise.
The following medicines should not be taken while you're breastfeeding, either on their own or in any medicines that contain them: Aspirin: a painkiller Codeine: a painkiller Phenylephrine: a decongestant (for blocked noses) found in some cold medicines Phenylpropanolamine: a decongestant found in some cold medicines Quaifenesin: used to bring up phlegm, found in some cough medicines Any ingredient that produces drowsiness: such as some antihistamines that may be found in decongestants, for example, diphenhydramine.
First positive urine test result Value Promethazine 47 (75%) Codeine 38 (60%) Ephedrine 36 (57%) Pseudoephedrine 42 (67%) Dextromethorphan 4 (6%) Zopiclone 11 (17%) Zolpidem 2 (3%) Amphetamine 4 (6%) Propoxyphene 4 (6%) Hydrocodone 10 (16%) Phenylpropanolamine 2 (3%) Opiate 1 (2%) Cannabis 1 (2%) Phentermine 2 (3%) Haloperidol 1 (2%) Ketamine 2 (3%) Oxycodone 2 (3%) Sympathomimetic amine 1 (2%) Table 7.
The CMEA regulated the sale of ephedrine, pseudo ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine products with the goal of curtailing the production of methamphetamine in clandestine laboratories.
For example, phenylpropanolamine is associated with hemorrhagic stroke.
Drugs that stimulate sympathetic activity include cocaine, ephedrine, amphetamine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, caffeine, and alcohol.
Evaluation of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine concentrations in human urine samples and a comparison of the specificity of DRI amphetamines and Abuscreen online (KIMS) amphetamines screening immunoassays.
Effect of phenylpropanolamine and pseudoephedrine on the urethral pressure profile and continence scores of incontinent female dogs.
In the US, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, which are coveted by labs making crystal meth, seem to be considered a major problem: in the DEA's chemical mail transactions regulation, only companies shipping ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine and products that contain them are told to report mail orders of all sizes on a monthly basis.
Then Bazerman turns to consider how the differing conventions for citation in epidemiology played out in litigation over the drug phenylpropanolamine, used as an appetite suppressant that allegedly caused hemorrhagic strokes.