BACK TO pseudoephedrine
pseudoephedrine vs. ephedrine
[ soo-doh-i-fed-rin, -ef-i-dreen, -drin ]
- a dextrorotatory, isomeric compound, C10H15NO, used as a nasal decongestant.
[ ih-fed-rin, ef-i-dreen, -drin ]
- 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.