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Propranolol (By mouth)

Propranolol (proe-PRAN-oh-lol)

Treats high blood pressure, angina, and atrial fibrillation (uneven heartbeat). Also prevents migraine headaches and treats tremors and proliferating infantile hemangioma. This medicine is a beta-blocker.

Brand Name(s):

Hemangeol, Inderal LA, Inderal XL, InnoPran XL

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to propranolol, or if you have asthma or certain heart problems. Hemangeol™ should not be given to children weighing less than 2 kilograms or to premature babies younger than 5 weeks of age. It should not be given to children who are vomiting or not eating, have pheochromocytoma, or have a history of asthma or a breathing problem.

How to Use This Medicine:

Long Acting Capsule, Liquid, Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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