Nausea, Palpitations, Psychosis, Chest tightness, Dizziness, Epileptic convulsion, Hallucination, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Tremor
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is phenylpropanolamine a controlled substance?
Phenylpropanolamine is a controlled substance since it can be used for manufacturing of illegal drugs
Q. Is phenylpropanolamine the same as phenylephrine?
Phenylpropanolamine and phenylephrine are different drugs belonging to the same class of medications (nasal decongestants). Both are used to relieve blocked nose or sinuses caused by common cold and seasonal nasal allergies (hay fever)
Q. Is phenylpropanolamine still on the market?
Phenylpropanolamine is banned in India due to increased risk of haemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain) and is no longer marketed in India
Q. Does phenylpropanolamine cause stroke?
Phenylpropanolamine has shown to increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain). Women are at a higher risk.