Propranolol Hydrochloride Oral Solution 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Propranolol Hydrochloride: Oral solution (20mg)

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Propranolol 20mg/5ml Soln

What is this Medicine?

PROPRANOLOL (proe PRAN oh lole) is a beta-blocker. This medicine can be used to treat high blood pressure, to slow fast heart rate, and to relieve chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to treat infantile hemangioma, relieve uncontrollable shaking (tremors), and help certain problems related to the thyroid gland and adrenal gland. This medicine is also used to prevent migraine headaches.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : HEMANGEOL: Oral solution (4.28mg)
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Propranolol Hydrochloride 20mg/5ml Solution

NDC: 000543727
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis (IHSS), Reduction Of Cardiovascular Mortality, Migraine Prophylaxis, Pheochromocytoma, Acute Myocardial Infarction

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Agitation, Tremor, Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Burns, Esophageal Varices, Thyrotoxicosis, Portal Hypertension, Unstable Angina, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT), Tetralogy Spells, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT) Prophylaxis, Atrial Fibrillation, Hemangioma, Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome, Scleroderma Renal Crisis, Variceal Bleeding Prophylaxis, Atrial Flutter, Anxiety, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Propranolol Hydrochloride 20mg/5ml Solution
Daily Life Interactions for Propranolol Hydrochloride 20mg/5ml Solution

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 20mg/5ml Solution(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 20mg/5ml Solution(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.
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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