pseudoephedrine love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An isomer of ephedrine, C10H15NO, used in its hydrochloride or sulfate form as a nasal decongestant.

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  • noun A sympathomimetic alkaloid commonly used as a decongestant; a chemical compound, an isomer of ephedrine, with the formula C10H15NO.

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  • noun poisonous crystalline alkaloid occurring with ephedrine and isomorphic with it


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  • They include a medication called pseudoephedrine, which helps runny noses by causing blood vessels to clamp down and allow less fluid to leak into the lining of nose, throat and sinuses.

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  • SOUDER: The pseudoephedrine, which is essential to the making of meth, is mostly coming from pseudo -- from labs in Mexico, is where it's processed.

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  • A: The D in Claritin-D and many other allergy and cold medicines stands for a decongestant called pseudoephedrine. Chronicle 2011

  • All the suspects allegedly bought excessive amounts of cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine, which is needed to cook the meth.

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  • Keep reading to know more about this news, plus his biography and don't miss Lubomir Visnovsky's photos and video below. positive to a stimulant found in his cold medicine, it seems that he was taking pseudoephedrine, that is besides being a stimulant, is a nasal decongestant.

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  • The statistical roundup of the five-county North State Initiative of the California Multi-jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team also shows that it confiscated 6 pounds of pseudoephedrine, which is a precursor in the manufacture of methamphetamine, more than 120 pounds of cocaine and one-third pound of heroin in 2009. Stories 2010

  • -- The Mississippi Senate Judiciary B Committee has passed a bill that would require a doctor's prescription to purchase cold medicine containing the decongestant pseudoephedrine, which is a key ingredient in the illegal drug methamphetamine.

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  • According to Sheriff's office officials, someone alerted investigators about "suspicious persons" shopping for pseudoephedrine, which is commonly used to make meth, at a couple of Blount County businesses.

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  • Those contain pseudoephedrine, which is not an active ingredient in

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  • The county on Monday launched a program with an Australian company, MethShield, designed to keep people from buying large amounts of pseudoephedrine, which is used to make meth.

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  • For when you just can't afford real ephedrine.

    October 5, 2008