propranolol HCl

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propranolol HCl (prōpran´əlol´),

n brand name: Inderal;
drug class: nonselective β-adrenergic blocker;
action: competitively blocks stimulation of β-adrenergic receptors within the heart and decreases renin activity, all of which may play a role in the reduction of systolic and diastolic blood pressure;
uses: chronic stable angina pectoris, hypertension, supraventricular dysrhythmias, migraine, myocardial infarction prophylaxis, pheochromocytoma, essential tremor, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, anxiety.
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Par's Propranolol HCL ER is the first product of many under development, to emerge from a joint venture partnership established in 2002 with Nortec Development Associates, Inc.
This propranolol HCl ER capsule is an example of a very difficult-to-develop, therapeutically equivalent product, now being made available to patients for the first time as a generic product.
Gross margin also benefited from gains in the Company's generic division, principally reflective of the launch of higher margin propranolol HCl, lower inventory write-offs, lower sales of lower margin existing products, including fluticasone, and royalties earned from the sales of ondansetron tablets.
Propranolol HCl ER is the generic equivalent of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' Inderal(R)LA and is used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris due to coronary atherosclerosis, migraine and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.