Method of Isolation: Pseudoephedrine HCl is a synthetic compound. Information regarding its synthesis can be found here and here.
|Color:||White, crystalline, Odorless Powder|
|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.
Pseudoephedrine Image and Brief Physiological Information
Pseudoephedrine HCl Drug Information