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FDA Drug Info Rounds is a series of training videos for practicing clinical and community pharmacists. Drug Info Rounds is brought to you by pharmacists in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Communications (OCOMM), Division of Drug Information (DDI). Pharmacists in DDI answer hundreds of questions everyday about drug products and FDA actions. Our goal is to provide important and timely drug information to pharmacists so they can help patients make better medication decisions.
Pseudoephedrine is an over-the-counter (OTC) drug used to relieve nasal or sinus congestion caused by the common cold, sinusitis, and respiratory allergies. It can also be used illegally to produce methamphetamine - a powerful, highly addictive stimulant. FDA Drug Info Rounds pharmacists focus on the legal requirements for the sale of OTC drug products that contain pseudoephedrine.