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Beta Blockers

Propranolol - What is it for

‚ÄčPropranolol belongs to a group of medications known as beta-blockers.

Beta-blockers are usually used in the treatment of different conditions such as

  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Reduce chest pain/ discomfort (Angina)
  • Heart attack
  • Reduce symptoms such as tremors and fast heart rate in people with hyperthyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland is overactive and produces too much of thyroid hormone.
  • Migraine, a type of headache

Propranolol - Additional Information

  • Updated on 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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