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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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Of the courses evaluated, propranolol followed by timolol had the shortest duration of propranolol therapy--a median of 2.2 months shorter than propranolol-only therapy (P = .0006).
Although the condition is very rare but there are reports in medical literature of efficacious treatment with beta blockers (propranolol 10 mg) with significant decline in the incidence of spontaneous oozing of blood.
The approach to hemangiomas is remarkably different than decades ago, as we have learned about PHACE syndrome with facial hemangiomas, systemic propranolol for functionally significant and deforming hemangiomas, timolol for early superficial lesions, and that the timing for intervention to minimize their impact is very early in life.
Soeter in Amsterdam, I was delighted to finally be able to put this long-ago, often-told experience in context, as postretrieval amnesia after a single dose of propranolol.
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Propranolol (a nonselective beta-blocker) has evolved to become a well accepted treatment option for cutaneous IH since its serendipitous discovery in 2008 (22).
One site, registered to an address in the Czech Republic, offers propranolol under a trade name Inderal at [pounds sterling]30.99 for 60 tablets at 80mg dosage.
At 16 months of age, she was restarted on propranolol at 2 mg/kg/day after showing rebound proliferation of the hemangiomas with the development of deep subcutaneous hemangiomas over the parotid, mastoid, and submandibular areas.
From March 2015 to February 2016, 10 IH patients in the present study were recruited for this study and were orally treated with propranolol (Tianjin Lisheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., China).
Franklin Schneier of Columbia University says that Kick's approach "trivializes both the condition of social anxiety and the treatment of propranolol."
Especificamente, el propranolol es un antagonista [beta]-adrenergico no selectivo, altamente lipofilico y de rapida absorcion, caracteristicas que le permiten resaltar como uno de los componentes farmacologicos en el tratamiento de alteraciones relacionadas con el cronotropismo e inotropismo cardiaco (21-23) y, mas recientemente, en el tratamiento en pacientes con problemas de comportamiento y dentro del espectro autista (24,25).