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pseudoephedrine

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noun pseu·do·ephed·rine \ˌsü-dō-i-ˈfed-rən, British also -ˈe-fə-drən\

Definition of pseudoephedrine

  1. :  an isomer of ephedrine used in the form of its hydrochloride or sulfate especially to relieve nasal congestion



1974

First Known Use of pseudoephedrine

1974


Medical Dictionary

pseudoephedrine

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noun pseu·do·ephed·rine \-i-ˈfed-rən, British also -ˈef-ə-drən\

Medical Definition of pseudoephedrine

  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C10H15NO that is isomeric with ephedrine and is administered chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride C10H15NO·HCl or sulfate (C10H15NO)2·H2SO4 especially to relieve nasal congestion




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