Definition of Phenylpropanolamine in English :

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Phenylpropanolamine meaning in English

Meaning of Phenylpropanolamine in English

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Phenylpropanolamine pronunciation in English

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1. phenylpropanolamine

an adrenergic drug used in many preparations to relieve allergic reactions or respiratory infections

Example Sentences:
'drugs containing phenylpropanolamine are being recalled'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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a synthetic, amphetamine-like, crystalline drug, C9H13NO·HCl, that constricts the blood vessels, used in nasal decongestants, diet pills, cough medicines, etc.
: in full phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride

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n. Abbr. PPA
An adrenergic drug, C9H13NO, that acts as a vasoconstrictor and has been used as a nasal decongestant, bronchodilator, and appetite suppressant. It has been largely withdrawn from the market because of a possible association with hemorrhagic stroke.

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