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  • n. the first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor

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Examples

  • The 14% of women who were taking propanolol — the beta blocker considered most likely to have a protective effect — had a reduced risk of recurrence.

    Blood pressure medications may raise risk of breast cancer recurrence

  • More recent suggestions include bananas, the blood pressure drug propanolol, prickly pear, artichoke, sports glucose drinks and even the Australian sandwich spread Vegemite.

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  • Musicians use beta-blocker propanolol to prevent on-stage jitters, reports the New York Times.

    Mind Hacks: February 2006 Archives

  • Yudofsky et al. 1092 also reported successful treatment by using propanolol for rage and violent behavior in patients with diffuse coarse brain disease.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • - Association with other drugs not advised (phenytoine), or to be monitored (propanolol theophylline ...).

    Chapter 4

  • Nagels says the prescription drug propanolol Inderal can help with the shakes, but the best solution is to talk it out in therapy.

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  • Two years later, the team developed propanolol, which achieved Black's goals.

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  • In the same approach he had used for propanolol, Black's team began searching for drugs that would block the H2 receptor.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

  • Black developed propanolol (brand-named Inderal), the first member of the class of drugs known as beta blockers, which revolutionized the care of heart disease.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

  • The Los Angeles Times said Thursday Black is credited with creating propanolol, the first drug in the beta blocker class of drugs, and cimetidine, a drug that revolutionized the treatment of heartburn and acid reflux.

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