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Propranolol
Essential medicine status
General description
Propranolol is a non-selective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker with a wide range of indications.
INN
Propranolol
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Angina pectoris
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Cardiac arrhythmia
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Essential hypertension
Added in 1989 (TRS 796) for Migraine
Removed in 1997 (TRS 882) for Angina pectoris
Removed in 1997 (TRS 882) for Cardiac arrhythmia
Removed in 1997 (TRS 882) for Essential hypertension
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Antimigraine medicines > For prophylaxis
  • Oral > Solid: 40 mg tablet (hydrochloride); 20 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
Indications
Section
Antianginal medicines
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 mg in 1 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
  • Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet (hydrochloride); 40 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
Indications
Section
Antiarrhythmic medicines
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 mg in 1 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
  • Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet (hydrochloride); 40 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
Section
Antihypertensive medicines
  • Oral > Solid: 80 mg tablet (hydrochloride); 40 mg tablet (hydrochloride)