| Pseudoephedrine, Sudafed, PSE
Pseudoephedrine (PSE) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a decongestant.
Vasoconstriction in the nasal mucosa shrinks swollen nasal mucous membranes, reduces tissue hyperaemia, oedema, and nasal congestion. Other beneficial effects may include increasing the drainage of sinus secretions, and opening of obstructed Eustachian tubes.
sympathomimetic - adrenergic agonist
anorexia, anxiety, dizziness, headache, hypertension, insomnia, nausea/vomiting, palpitations, photophobia, restlessness, sinus tachycardia,
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