pseudoephedrine hydrochloride
The naturally occurring isomer of ephedrine; a sympathomimetic amine with actions and uses similar to those of ephedrine.

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[USP] the hydrochloride salt of pseudoephedrine, used as a nasal decongestant, administered orally.

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