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Pseudoephedrine (commonly abbreviated as PSE) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a decongestant.
Pseudoephedrine is a phenethylamine, and a diastereomer of ephedrine.
Pseudoephedrine is also indicated for vasomotor rhinitis, and as an adjunct to other agents in the optimum treatment of allergic rhinitis, croup, sinusitis, otitis media, and tracheobronchitis.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Pseudoephedrine   (2130 words)

  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Pseudoephedrine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unlike antihistamines[?] which interact with allergic reactions, pseudoephedrine only minimizes nasal congestion which may be a consequence of allergy.
Pseudoephedrine is chemically similar to methamphetamine although the biological effects are very different.
Because of pseudoephedrine's use as a primary reagent in the manufacture of methamphetamine in illicit labs, USA federal law prohibits buying cold preparations containing pseudoephedrine in quantities greater then 3 packages in any 24-hour period.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ps/Pseudoephedrine   (140 words)

 Claritin D (Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine) drug description - prescription drugs and medications at RxList
The inactive ingredients for oval, biconvex Claritin-D 24 hour extended release tablets are calcium phosphate, carnauba wax, ethylcellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sugar, titanium dioxide, and white wax.
Pseudoephedrine sulfate is the synthetic salt of one of the naturally occurring dextrorotatory diastereomers of ephedrine and is classified as an indirect sympathomimetic amine.
It is a white powder, freely soluble in water and methanol and sparingly soluble in chloroform.
www.rxlist.com /cgi/generic/loratd.htm   (304 words)

 MedlinePlus Drug Information: Pseudoephedrine
Pseudoephedrine is used to relieve nasal discomfort caused by colds, allergies, and hay fever.
Pseudoephedrine is in a class of medications called sympathomimetic agents that are used as nasal decongestants.
you should know that pseudoephedrine and combination pseudoephedrine products for cough and colds that contain fever reducers and pain relievers, antihistamines, cough suppressants, and expectorants should not be used in children less than 2 years of age without first talking to your child's doctor and following his or her instructions carefully.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/medmaster/a682619.html   (1004 words)

 ALLEGRA-D 12 HOUR - (fexofenadine HCl 60 mg and pseudoephedrine HCl 120 mg) Extended-Release Tablets
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride is an orally active sympathomimetic amine and exerts a decongestant action on the nasal mucosa.
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride is recognized as an effective agent for the relief of nasal congestion due to allergic rhinitis.
The fraction of a pseudoephedrine dose excreted in milk is estimated to be 0.4% to 0.7%.
products.sanofi-aventis.us /allegra_D12/allegra_d12.html   (4338 words)

 MedlinePlus Drug Information: Fexofenadine and Pseudoephedrine
The combination of fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine is used in adults and children 12 years of age and older to relieve the allergy symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis ('hay fever'), including runny nose; sneezing; congestion (stuffy nose); red, itchy, or watery eyes; or itching of the nose, throat, or roof of the mouth.
The fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine 12-hour tablet is usually taken once or twice a day on an empty stomach with water.
Fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine will work better if it is not taken with fruit juices such as orange, grapefruit, or apple juice.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/medmaster/a601053.html   (1058 words)

 Pseudoephedrine Retailers Meeting
Burkett stated that the goal with the help of the industry was to reduce the diversion of pseudoephedrine and the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine.
The threshold is 9 grams of pseudoephedrine or 9 grams of phenylpropanolamine in a single transaction, sold in packages of not more than 3 grams of pseudophedrine base or 3 grams of phenylpropanolamine base.
Thefts of pseudoephedrine products can be minimized by maintaining excess stock in segregated areas, limiting employee access to the stock, operating surveillance cameras, maintaining an effective system to control inventory, and conducting employee background checks and drug testing.
www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov /mtgs/pseudoephedrine/pseudo.htm   (2149 words)

 acetaminophen/dexbrompheniramine/pseudoephedrine medical facts from Drugs.com
Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages.
The combination of acetaminophen, dexbrompheniramine, and pseudoephedrine is used to treat runny or stuffy nose, sinus congestion, sneezing, and pain or fever caused by allergies or the common cold.
If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to use acetaminophen, dexbrompheniramine, and pseudoephedrine, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.
www.drugs.com /mtm/acetaminophen_dexbrompheniramine_pseudoephedrine.html   (1828 words)

 Drug InfoNet - Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride - [diet]
Answer: Pseudoephedrine is a drug which is similar in action to ephedrine.
It is mainly to accelerate your strength, reflexes and ability to respond to an emergency situation.
Pseudoephedrine is usually used topically in nose sprays or in antihistamines to dilate the nose and to fight the sedative properties of most antihistamines.
www.druginfonet.com /index.php?pageID=faq/new/DRUG_FAQ/Pseudoephedrine_Hydrochloride.htm   (235 words)

 brompheniramine and pseudoephedrine medical facts from Drugs.com
The combination of brompheniramine and pseudoephedrine is used to treat sneezing, cough, runny or stuffy nose, itchy or watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold.
If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to use brompheniramine and pseudoephedrine, or you may need a dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment.
If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to use brompheniramine and pseudoephedrine, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.
www.drugs.com /mtm/brompheniramine_and_pseudoephedrine.html   (1761 words)

 Sudafed decongestant tablets/elixir (pseudoephedrine)
Sudafed non-drowsy decongestant tablets and elixir contain the active ingredient pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, which is a type of medicine called a decongestant.
Pseudoephedrine works by acting on alpha receptors that are found in the walls of blood vessels in the linings of the nasal passages and sinuses.
Pseudoephedrine can be used to relieve a blocked nose and sinus congestion associated with conditions such as allergies, colds and flu.
www.netdoctor.co.uk /medicines/100002479.html   (917 words)

 Claritin D side effects (Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine) and drug interactions - prescription drugs and medications at ...
In these studies, the incidence of adverse events reported with loratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate 24 hour extended release tablets was similar to those reported with twice-daily (q12h) 120 mg sustained-release pseudoephedrine alone.
Pseudoephedrine, like other central nervous system stimulants, has been abused.
Loratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate extended release tablets (pseudoephedrine component) are contraindicated in patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors and for 2 weeks after stopping use of an MAO inhibitor.
www.rxlist.com /cgi/generic/loratd_ad.htm   (1247 words)

 Legal Requirements for the Legal Sale and Purchase of Drug Products Containing Pseudoephedrine, Ephedrine, and ...
The amount of pseudoephedrine that an individual can purchase each month is limited and individuals are required to present photo identification to purchase products containing pseudoephedrine.
The FDA is announcing new legal requirements for the legal sale and purchase of drug products containing pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine required by the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005.
Pseudoephedrine is a drug found in both prescription and over-the-counter products used to relieve nasal or sinus congestion caused by the common cold, sinusitis, hay fever, and other respiratory allergies.
www.fda.gov /CDER/news/methamphetamine.htm   (1039 words)

 chlorpheniramine, pseudoephedrine, (Deconamine, Sudafed) - drug class, medical uses, medication side effects, and drug ...
The decongestant action of pseudoephedrine is a result of blood vessel constriction in the nasal air passages, such as in the nose or sinuses.
Deconamine should not be combined with other drugs containing pseudoephedrine (such as Sudafed) because of increased risk of side effects on the heart and blood vessels.
Side effects of pseudoephedrine include stimulation of the nervous system leading to nervousness, restlessness, excitability, dizziness, headache, fear, anxiety, tremor, and even hallucinations and convulsions (seizures).
www.medicinenet.com /chlorpheniramine_pseudoephedrine/article.htm   (590 words)

 Pseudoephedrine - Patient UK
Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant used to treat nasal and sinus congestion.
Pseudoephedrine causes the blood vessels to shrink helping to relieve these symptoms.
Pseudoephedrine is available in tablet and oral liquid form.
www.patient.co.uk /showdoc/30003896   (747 words)

 loratadine and pseudoephedrine (Claritin-D) - drug class, medical uses, medication side effects, and drug interactions ...
Pseudoephedrine decongests tissues by causing blood vessels to constrict.
It must be used cautiously in patients with heart (coronary artery) disease and angina (because pseudoephedrine can stimulate the heart) as well as in patients with diabetes (because there is a small chance that pseudoephedrine can raise the level of blood sugar).
The American Academy of Pediatrics considers pseudoephedrine to be compatible with nursing.
www.medicinenet.com /loratadine_and_pseudoephedrine/article.htm   (485 words)

 Pseudoephedrine Drug Information
Generic-Help.com provides free pseudoephedrine prescrition drug information to help you better understanding on this medication: their uses, side effects and potential to interact with other medicines.
Pseudoephedrine, a decongestant, relieves nasal discomfort caused by colds, allergies, and hay fever.
These forums are a valuable community meeting place for members who wish to give and receive support and information on Pseudoephedrine.
pseudoephedrine.generic-help.com   (209 words)

 Pseudoephedrine | Pseudoephedrine Abuse
The use of Pseudoephedrine is on the rise and along with it Pseudoephedrine Abuse.
If you know someone who suffers from Pseudoephedrine Abuse, these details can help you better understand their addiction.
We would like to gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists in the ongoing success of this initiative.
www.drugfree.org /Portal/drug_guide/Pseudoephedrine   (112 words)

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