Propranolol
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Propranolol?

(proe PRAN oh lole)

• This medicine is used to prevent essential tremor.

• This medicine is used after a heart attack to prevent future heart attacks and lengthen life.

• This medicine is used to prevent migraine headaches.

• This medicine is used to prevent performance anxiety.

• This medicine is used to prevent rebleeding from esophageal varices in cirrhosis.

• This medicine is used to treat aggressive behavior.

• This medicine is used to treat chest pain or pressure.

• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

• This medicine is used to treat side effects caused by mood-stabilizing medicine.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Do not run out of this medicine.

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• If you are diabetic and have low blood sugar, talk with healthcare provider. This medicine hides the signs of low blood sugar except sweating.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you are taking this medicine and have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other...

 
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