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is phenylephrine the same as ephedrine

No. Phenylephrine is not the same as ephedrine.

ephedrine, a drug similar to amphetamine, used as a stimulant and for treating breathing problems

Phenylephrine
Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine, the selective α1-adrenergic receptor agonist of the phenethylamine class used primarily as a decongestant, as an agent to dilate the pupil, and to increase blood pressure

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