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pseudoephedrine vs. ephedrine

[ soo-doh-i-fed-rin, -ef-i-dreen, -drin ]
  1. a dextrorotatory, isomeric compound, C10H15NO, used as a nasal decongestant.
[ ih-fed-rin, ef-i-dreen, -drin ]
  1. a white, crystalline alkaloid, C10H15N, obtained from a species of Ephedra or synthesized: used in medicine chiefly for the treatment of asthma, hay fever, and colds.

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