Manufacturer: Pacific Pharmaceuticals Ltd manufactures Propranolol.
The uses of Propranolol include:
Propranolol tablets contain the active ingredient propranolol hydrochloride.
Propranolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It works by changing the body's response to some nerve impulses, especially in the heart.
Propranolol is used to:
#lower high blood pressure, also called hypertension
#help in the prevention of chest pain (angina)
#long-term prevention of future heart attacks
#control of most forms of irregular heart beat or rhythm
#prevention of migraine headaches
#treat certain tremor conditions
#treat phaechromocytoma (a rare tumour of the adrenal gland)
#control an overactive thyroid gland
#certain other heart conditions
If you are taking any other medicines, including any you get without a prescription from a pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Medicines that may interfere with Propranolol include:
Insulin and other medications used to treat diabetes
Other medicines used to treat high blood pressure; angina or an irregular heart beat including calcium channel blockers eg. Disopyramide, digoxin, clonidine, hydralazine, diltiazem, verapamil, and nifedipine
Sympathomimetic agents e.g. adrenalin (used in emergency situations)
Cimetidine, a medicine commonly used to treat reflux and ulcers
Medicines used in the treatment and prevention of migraines such as ergotamine and ergotamine type compounds
Medicines used to treat arthritis, pain or inflammation such as ibuprofen or indomethacin
Chlorpromazine, a medicine used to treat psychiatric disorders
These medicines may be affected by Propranolol or may affect how well CPropranolol works. You may need different amounts of your medicines or you may need to take different medicines.