Pseudoephedrine Sales Banned At CVS Stores In West Virginia And Neighbouring States

July 8, 2014 11:52 AM

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Pseudoephedrine Sales Banned At CVS Stores In West Virginia And Neighbouring States

West Virginia’s CVS has put a sales ban for medications that have pseudoephedrine as the only active ingredient. The decision has been made in a move to prevent illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine.

The salts called pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and pseudoephedrine sulfate are found in many over-the-counter preparations, and most commonly come in combination with antihistamines, guaifenesin, dextromethorphan, and/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) or an NSAID (such as aspirin or ibuprofen). They ar...

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