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Does synephrine have the same decongestant effect as neo-synephrine?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No: Synephrine is an amphetamine precursor used for weight loss. Neosynephrine (phenylephrine) (phenylehphrine) constricts blood vessels and is used as a decongestant when applied topically to the nosal mucosa or orally in pharmacologic doses

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