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propranolol

 [pro-pran´o-lol]
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, tremors, and inoperable pheochromocytoma, in prophylaxis of migraine, and for reducing the long-term risk of mortality and reinfarction after the acute phase of a myocardial infarction. Administered orally or intravenously.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

propranolol

(prō-prăn′ə-lôl′, -lōl′, -lŏl′)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C16H21NO2, used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, and certain kinds of tremors, and to prevent migraine headaches.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

propranolol

Inderal® Cardiology A β-blocker used for A Fib, angina, HTN, PVCs, and 2º protect against acute MI Mechanism Cell membrane stabilizing Contraindications Bronchospasms, left ventricular dysfunction. See β-blocker.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

propranolol

A beta-blocker drug used to treat anxiety, MIGRAINE, high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION), ANGINA PECTORIS and heart irregularities (cardiac arrhythmias). The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Beta-Prograne, Inderal and Syprol.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Propranolol (Inderal)

Medication commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure; is a beta-adrenergic blocker and can also be used to treat irregular heartbeat, heart attack, migraine, and tremors.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

miotics

Drugs that constrict the pupil. They may be used in the treatment of glaucoma and accommodative esotropia and, sometimes, after a mydriatic examination. Miotics are either parasympathomimetic (cholinergic-stimulating) drugs which have a direct muscarinic action, such as pilocarpine and carbachol, or anticholinesterase drugs which block the effect of acetylcholinesterase thus letting acetylcholine produce its effect, such as physostigmine, neostigmine, echothiophate and demecarium. There are also some miotics which act by blocking α-or β-adrenergic receptors. For example, dapiprazole and thymoxamine block the α-adrenergic receptors and propranolol blocks the β-adrenergic receptors. See adrenergic receptors; open-angle glaucoma; sphincter pupillae muscle; mydriatic; parasympathomimetic drug.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
References in periodicals archive ?
(NASDAQ: ANIP) closes the acquisition of a portfolio of Inderal LA assets from Cranford Pharmaceuticals, LLC, the company said.
The acquired portfolio include the NDA and trademark for Inderal LA as well as finished goods inventory.
Cranford Pharmaceuticals, LLC owns the NDA for Inderal LA 60mg, 80mg, 120mg and 160mg sustained release capsules as well as the authorised generic, propranolol ER capsules, both of which are indicated for hypertension, angina pectoris, migraine and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.
According to IMS Health, Inderal LA and the authorised generic generated combined sales of USD 30m in calendar year 2015.
With the close of the transaction, ANI said it will immediately begin distributing Inderal LA as well as the authorized generic propranolol ER.
Inderal LA is indicated in the management of hypertension.
(NASDAQ: ANIP) has agreed to acquire a portfolio of Inderal LA assets from Cranford Pharmaceuticals, LLC, the company said.
The acquired portfolio will include the NDA and trademark for Inderal LA as well as finished goods inventory.
Following the close of the transaction ANI will immediately begin distributing Inderal LA as well as the authorized generic propranolol ER.
Propranolol HCl ER is the generic equivalent of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' Inderal LA, which is used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris resulting from coronary atherosclerosis, migraine and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.
Wyeth officials, meanwhile, recently stated that they were surprised to find that the company is about to face generics competition to Inderal LA, a heart drug that generates $216 million in annual sales.