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What is Pseudoephedrine?

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant.

What does it look like?

Found in over the counter tablets and capsules.

How is it used?

Medically, it is used to treat congestion associated with allergies, hay fever, sinus irritation, and the common cold. Pseudoephedrine is used as a key ingredient needed for the production of the illicit drug methamphetamine.
For more information on methamphetamine, please visit:
Drug resource page on Meth.

What is its federal classification?

Not Applicable

Source: National Institutes of Health

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