What do you know about Pseudoephedrine?


Pseudoephedrine is:
1 ❏ a stereoisomer of ephedrine
2 ❏ a CNS-stimulant
3 ❏ contained in Day Nurse

ONE or MORE of the responses above is (are) correct. Decide which of the responses is (are) correct. Then choose:
A if 1, 2 and 3 are correct
B if 1 and 2 only are correct
C if 2 and 3 only are correct
D if 1 only is correct
E if 3 only is correct


  1. The answer is A, and there are 7 persons with the right answer, but we shall be rewarding only Clement and Ella. Details below:
    Pseudoephedrine and ephedrine are sympathomimetic agents that stimulate
    alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors in the sympathetic nervous system,
    causing constriction of smooth muscles and blood vessels and producing
    bronchodilatation. They have central nervous system stimulant activity. Pseudo￾ephedrine is a stereoisomer of ephedrine and it is present as a nasal decon￾gestant in a number of cold and cough preparations, such as Day Nurse.


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