Phenylpropanolamine contained in cold remedies and risk of hemorrhagic stroke

@article{Yoon2007PhenylpropanolamineCI,
  title={Phenylpropanolamine contained in cold remedies and risk of hemorrhagic stroke},
  author={B. W. Yoon and H.-J. Bae and K. S. Hong and S. M. Lee and B. J. Park and K. H. Yu and M-K Han and Y. S. Lee and Dong Kyoon Chung and J. M. Park and S-W Jeong and B. C. Lee and K.‐H. Cho and J. S. Kim and S. H. Lee and Kang Mok Yoo},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68},
  pages={146 - 149}
}
In this study, we sought to elucidate whether phenylpropanolamine (PPA) in cold remedies (small and divided doses) increases the risk of hemorrhagic stroke (HS). PPA exposure significantly increased the risk, and the risk was much higher in women. In women, linear trends were also found in recency, duration, and dosage of PPA exposure. PPA contained in cold remedies increases the risk of HS, particularly in women. 

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