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 (prō-prăn′ə-lôl′, -lōl′, -lŏl′)
A beta-blocker drug, C16H21NO2, used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, and certain kinds of tremors, and to prevent migraine headaches.

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(Pharmacology) a drug used in the treatment of angina pectoris, arrhythmia, hypertension, and some forms of tremor. Formula: C16H21NO2
[C20: from pro(pyl) + pr(op)anol (from propane + -ol) + -ol]
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(proʊˈpræn əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl)

a beta-blocking drug, C16H21NO2, used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmias.
[1960–65; pro (pyl) + pr(op)anol an isomer of propyl alcohol + -ol1]
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n propranolol m
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(5) Treatment of airway hemangiomas with propranolol has been well described and shows promising results; however, there are still cases of either failure to respond to propranolol treatment or recurrence after discontinuing therapy.
However, the recent advent of propranolol for treatment of severe cases (8) following the unexpected discovery of its effects on hemangioma regression has led to its subsequent popularization of this drug as first-line treatment (9,10).