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Propranolol

 
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    Oral
    Propranolol
    Deralin / Inderal 
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Competitively inhibits the action of adrenaline and noradrenaline on both β1 and β2 receptors, resulting in suppression of the sympathetic nervous system.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Hypertension – second line therapy, indicated for patients with heart failure
  • Prophylaxis of migraine
  • Essential tremor
  • Contraindications
  • Asthma
  • Decompensated heart failure
  • AV block
  • Adverse Effects
  • Fatigue / headache
  • Bradycardia
  • Postural hypotension
  • Vivid dreams
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