phenylpropanolamine[fen′əl prō′pə näl′ə mēn′, fē′nəl-]
phenylpropanolamine definition by Webster's New World
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a synthetic, amphetamine-like, crystalline drug, CHNO·HCl, that constricts the blood vessels, used in nasal decongestants, diet pills, cough medicines, etc.
phenylpropanolamine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun Abbr. PPA
An adrenergic drug, C9H13NO, that acts as a vasoconstrictor and is used as a nasal decongestant, bronchodilator, appetite suppressant, and mild stimulant.
phenylpropanolamine - Medical Definition
An adrenergic drug that acts as a vasoconstrictor and is used as a nasal decongestant, a bronchodilator, an appetite suppressant, and a mild stimulant.