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Propranolol

Most Commonly Used
Propranolol 60mg ER Cap
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Propranolol 10mg Tab
Pliva Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: PLIVA 467 
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Propranolol 60mg ER Cap
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO-2778 LOGO-2778 
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Propranolol 80mg ER Cap
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO 2779 LOGO 2779 
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Propranolol 20mg Tab
Pliva Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: PLIVA 468 
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Overview Information on Propranolol Hydrochloride
Pharmacist Tip
Swallow extended-release tablets whole. Never crush, chew, or break them.     
Propranolol is the name of a medicine that belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. Your doctor may have prescribed propranolol for you to lower blood pressure or to treat irregular heartbeats. Your doctor may have given you propranolol to help increase your chance of surviving if you have had a heart attack. If you are taking propranolol to help lower your blood pressure, your doctor may also advise that you exercise, eat a healthy diet, and lose weight if you are overweight.

Propranolol is also used to prevent angina (chest pain), migraine headaches, and a certain type of tremor.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Propranolol is the name of a medicine that belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. Your doctor may have prescribed propranolol for you to lower blood pressure or to treat irregular heartbeats. Your doctor may have given you propranolol to help increase your chance of surviving if you have had a heart attack. If you are taking propranolol to help lower your blood pressure, your doctor may also advise that you exercise, eat a healthy diet, and lose weight if you are overweight.

Propranolol is also used to prevent angina (chest pain), migraine headaches, and a certain type of tremor.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013