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Descriptor English: Phenylpropanolamine
Descriptor Spanish: Fenilpropanolamina
Descriptor Portuguese: Fenilpropanolamina
Descriptor French: Phénylpropanolamine
Entry term(s): Dexatrim
Hydrochloride, Phenylpropanolamine
Norephedrine
Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride
Prolamine
Propagest
Triaminic DM
Tree number(s): D02.033.100.624.706
D02.033.755.624.706
D02.092.063.624.706
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010665
Scope note: A sympathomimetic that acts mainly by causing release of NOREPINEPHRINE but also has direct agonist activity at some adrenergic receptors. It is most commonly used as a nasal vasoconstrictor and an appetite depressant.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Appetite Depressants
Sympathomimetics
Nasal Decongestants
Registry Number: 33RU150WUN
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzenemethanol, alpha-(1-aminoethyl)-, (R*,S*)-(+-)-
Public MeSH Note: 74; was see under SYMPATHOMIMETICS 1963-73
History Note: 74(63); was see under SYMPATHOMIMETICS 1963-73
DeCS ID: 10859
Unique ID: D010665
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Phenylpropanolamine - Preferred
Concept UI M0016572
Scope note A sympathomimetic that acts mainly by causing release of NOREPINEPHRINE but also has direct agonist activity at some adrenergic receptors. It is most commonly used as a nasal vasoconstrictor and an appetite depressant.
Preferred term Phenylpropanolamine
Entry term(s) Norephedrine
Propagest - Narrower
Concept UI M0369524
Preferred term Propagest
Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0016571
Preferred term Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride
Entry term(s) Hydrochloride, Phenylpropanolamine
Prolamine - Narrower
Concept UI M0369525
Preferred term Prolamine
Triaminic DM - Narrower
Concept UI M0521718
Preferred term Triaminic DM
Dexatrim - Narrower
Concept UI M0369526
Preferred term Dexatrim



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