Decongestant, formerly used in many USA over-the-counter medications, but no longer considered safe.
Australia Therapeutic Goods Administration: Phenylpropanolamine
Discusses the status of PPA in Australia, where sale of many PPA-containing products was restricted in 1983 and all such products were removed from the market by July 2001.
Phenylpropanolamine Information Page
US Food and Drug Administration information on the safety of PPA and the status of its removal from nonprescription medications.
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