Definition of pseudoephedrine
: an isomer of ephedrine used in the form of its hydrochloride or sulfate especially to relieve nasal congestion
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The medications often contain pseudoephedrine, which is a precursor chemical that can be processed to create methamphetamine, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
The differences occurred in these basic categories: asthma medications; allergy and anti-inflammatory medications, such as corticosteroids; and pseudoephedrine.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A North Royalton man who went to prison for shipping pseudoephedrine to California so it could be made into meth now faces federal tax charges.
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Medical Definition of pseudoephedrine
: 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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