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phenylpropanolamine


phenylpropanolamine

noun phen·yl·pro·pa·nol·amine
\ˌfen-əl-ˌprō-pə-ˈnl-ə-ˌmēn, -ˈnōl-; -n-ˈlam-ˌēn\

Definition of PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE

:  a sympathomimetic agent that has been used in the form of its hydrochloride C9H13NO·HCl especially as a nasal decongestant and appetite suppressant but has been largely withdrawn from use because of its link to hemorrhagic stroke—abbreviation PPA
March 06, 2015
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