Definition of pseudoephedrine in English:

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pseudoephedrine

Pronunciation: /sjuːdəʊˈɛfədriːn/

noun

[mass noun]
A drug obtained from plants of the genus Ephedra (or prepared synthetically) and used as a nasal decongestant.
Example sentences
  • She said officers had found multiple packs of flu remedies containing pseudoephedrine in raids on drug factories.
  • Several states, including Montana, have banned unregistered sales of pseudoephedrine.
  • Product identification cards are necessary for medicines containing pseudoephedrine.

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