Behavior therapy alone; MR = meal replacement alone; C&E = caffeine and ephedrine; PPA = phenylpropanolamine
Evaluation of six commercial amphetamine and methamphetamine immunoassays for cross-reactivity to phenylpropanolamine
and ephedrine in urine.
By contrast, late last year, when a new study showed definitively that phenylpropanolamine
(PPA), a common ingredient in cold remedies and over-the-counter weight-loss products (and a chemical cousin to ephedra), slightly raised the risk of stroke in women, the FDA swept into action to remove it from the market.
However, recent reports from Yale University and the University of California at San Francisco suggest that ephedra-type drugs and phenylpropanolamine
can contribute to hemorrhagic stroke in women.
Penzance's Patch Harvey and Reading's Mark Skrypec were also cautioned by Rugby Football Union disciplinary chiefs after testing positive for the banned stimulant Phenylpropanolamine
SB 66 -- Would make it unlawful to possess five or more grams of pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine
, ingredients in common over-the-counter, cold medications.
Pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacies appear to be responding quickly to the Food and Drug Administration's request last month that products containing phenylpropanolamine
be removed from the market.
and phenylephrine, often used in hot drinks and tablets, teniotgd to be less effective than nasal sprays, they can also keep you awake.
Although the suspicious ingredient is phenylpropanolamine
(PPA) - found in products such as Day Nurse, Benylin Day and Night, Contac 400 and Vicks Coldcure - the dosages used in this country are lower than in the US.
The Department of Health has ordered an inquiry into phenylpropanolamine
, an ingredient commonly found in over-the-counter treatments such as Day Nurse, Benylin Day & Night, Contac 400 and Vicks Coldcure.
OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS DRUG DOSAGE COST/DAY [*] phenylpropanolamine
25 mg before meals $0.
Regimen, a combination of benzocaine, ammonium chloride and phenylpropanolamine
, is marketed.