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Inderal: Oral tablet

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  • Reported side effects
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Inderal 10mg Tab
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: INDERAL 10  |  I
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Inderal 20mg Tab
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: INDERAL 20  |  I
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Inderal 40mg Tab
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: INDERAL 40  |  I
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Inderal 60mg Tab
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: INDERAL 60  |  I
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Inderal 80mg Tab
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: INDERAL 80  |  I
How This Drug Works
Beta Blockers
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals called neurotransmitters from over-stimulating and damaging the body.
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals, neurotransmitters, from over-stimulating and damaging the body. These neurotransmitters can attach to beta-receptors located all over the body including the heart, kidneys, and eyes. Neurotransmitters that attach to beta-receptors can cause a faster heartbeat, narrower blood vessels, and more fluid pressure in the eyes. Beta-blockers compete with neurotransmitters to attach to the beta-receptors and prevent their stimulation. Beta-blockers can target just one or a few different locations to block the receptors. In the heart, blocking the receptors slows the heart rate. In the kidneys, blocking the receptors affects a hormone, renin, and keeps the blood vessel walls open. In the eye, blocking the receptors decreases fluid pressure.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Inderal: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

PROPRANOLOL (proe PRAN oh lole) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, to control irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias) and to relieve chest pain caused by angina. It may also be helpful after a heart attack. This medicine is also used to prevent migraine headaches, relieve uncontrollable shaking (tremors), and help certain problems related to the thyroid gland and adrenal gland.

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