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Phenylpropanolamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phenylpropanolamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.100.624.706
D02.033.755.624.706
D02.092.063.624.706
Unique ID
D010665
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Dexatrim
Norephedrine
Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride
Prolamine
Propagest
Triaminic DM
Pharm Action
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Appetite Depressants
Sympathomimetics
Nasal Decongestants
Registry Number
33RU150WUN
Related Numbers
14838-15-4
8D5I63UE1Q
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
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Phenylpropanolamine Preferred
Propagest Narrower
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