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Is phenylephrine the equivalent to phenylpropanolamine?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Similar but not same
Both are decongestants.
Ppa, however, was removed from market due to effects on blood pressure & association with hemorrhagic strokes. Phenylephrine is deemed less hazardous, but caution should still be exercised when administered to a person with hypertension.

In brief: Similar but not same
Both are decongestants.
Ppa, however, was removed from market due to effects on blood pressure & association with hemorrhagic strokes. Phenylephrine is deemed less hazardous, but caution should still be exercised when administered to a person with hypertension.
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