[soo-doh-i-fed-rin, -ef-i-dreen, -drin]
- a dextrorotatory, isomeric compound, C10H15NO, used as a nasal decongestant.
Origin of pseudoephedrine
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- a drug similar in action to ephedrine, used extensively as a decongestant
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