Propranolol Hydrochloride Oral Capsule, Extended Release 120Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Propranolol Hydrochloride: Oral capsule, extended release (120mg)

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Propranolol 120mg ER Cap
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO-2780 LOGO-2780 
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Propranolol 120mg ER Cap
Rouses Point Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Pill Identification: AK 120 
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Propranolol 120mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6220 MYLAN 6220 
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Propranolol 120mg ER Cap

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, heart muscle disease, and prevent chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to prevent migraine headaches. You should not use this medicine to treat a migraine that has already started.

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Propranolol Hydrochloride 120mg Extended-Release Capsule

NDC: 002282780
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Migraine Prophylaxis, Hypertension, Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis (IHSS)

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Propranolol Hydrochloride 120mg Extended-Release Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_14299.JPG
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO-2780 LOGO-2780 
Shape: capsule
Color: gray,yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Propranolol Hydrochloride 120mg Extended-Release Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Propranolol Hydrochloride 120mg Extended-Release Capsule(Propranolol Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Propranolol Hydrochloride(Propranolol Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of Propranolol for treating conditions like high blood pressure or chest pain. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of Propranolol from the body, which can make this drug less effective. Also, Tobacco smoking may increase the blood pressure or contribute to the risk of heart disease and related problems. Alternatively, if you take Propranolol and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel dizzy or faint, or slow heart rate or low blood pressure may occur. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Propranolol Hydrochloride 120mg Extended-Release Capsule(Propranolol Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Propranolol Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Propranolol Hydrochloride 120mg Extended-Release Capsule(Propranolol Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Propranolol Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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