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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.
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  • prolamine
  • norephedrine
  • propagest
  • phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride
  • dexatrim
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