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Pseudoephedrine HCI


General information

Pseudoephedrine is a sympathomimetic drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes. Pseudoephedrine is used to relieve nasal congestion caused by colds, allergies, and hay fever. It is also used to temporarily relieve sinus congestion and pressure. Pseudoephedrine will relieve symptoms but will not treat the cause of the symptoms or speed recovery.

Trade names

Sudafed, Advil, Mucinex, Zyrtec, Aleve, Tylenol, Actifed, Aspirin Complex

About the API

Therapeutic areas

Respiratory system

Available grades

Various powder grades


USP, Ph. Eur., JPC

Regulatory documentation


Production location


Standard pack size

25kg, 50kg

Physical properties

White or almost white, crystalline powder

Typical formulation types

Oral solid, oral liquid, oral solid long-acting

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