Pseudoephedrine HCl

Method of Isolation: Pseudoephedrine HCl is a synthetic compound. Information regarding its synthesis can be found here and here.

Color: White, crystalline, Odorless Powder
Melting Point: 182-182.5o
Molecular Formula: C10H15NO + HCl
Molecular Weight: 165.2346 amu (Pseudoephedrine) + 36.4609 amu (HCl) = 201.69 amu
Hydrophilicity: Very Freely Water Soluble

Intended Function(s): An This medicine is used for the short-term relief of nasal congestion due to colds or allergies.

How It Works: Nasal decongestants work by constricting blood vessels in the nose which reduces congestion. Decongestants do not stop itching or sneezing.



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