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Propranolol
COMMON NAMES
Inderal; Deralin; Sumial
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATIONS
Blood pressure regulator; Beta blocker; Calmative
CHEMICAL NAME
[2-hydroxy-3-(naphthalen-1-yloxy) propyl] (propan-2-yl) amine
DESCRIPTION
Propranolol is the first of the pharmaceutical "beta blockers", blocking activity of epinephrine on Beta-1 and Beta-2 adrenergic receptors. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, anxiety and migraine, and may have other psychoactive effects involving memory.
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