from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An isomer of ephedrine used primarily as a decongestant.
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- n. A sympathomimetic alkaloid commonly used as a decongestant; a chemical compound, an isomer of ephedrine, with the formula C10H15NO.
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- n. 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.
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.
A: The D in Claritin-D and many other allergy and cold medicines stands for a decongestant called pseudoephedrine.
All the suspects allegedly bought excessive amounts of cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine, which is needed to cook the meth.
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.
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.
-- 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.
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.
Those contain pseudoephedrine, which is not an active ingredient in
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.