propranolol

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noun pro·pran·o·lol \ prō-ˈpra-nə-ˌlȯl , -ˌlōl \

Definition of propranolol

:a beta-blocker C16H21NO2 used in the form of its hydrochloride in the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms and angina pectoris

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Origin and Etymology of propranolol

propyl + propanol + 1-ol


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propranolol

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noun pro·pran·o·lol \ prō-ˈpran-ə-ˌlȯl , -ˌlōl \

medical Definition of propranolol

:a beta-blocker used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H21NO2·HCl especially in the treatment of hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, and angina pectoris and in the prevention of migraine headache
Note: Trademarks for propranolol include Inderal and Innopran.
called also propanolol; see inderal

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