Propranolol Hydrochloride: A Promising Drug for Cancer Treatment

US Brand Name(s) for Propranolol Hydrochloride: Hemangeol, Inderal

Use in Cancer Treatment

Propranolol hydrochloride has the authorization to treat the following conditions:

Hemangioma in children (a benign tumor). Experts prescribe it for babies aged 5 weeks to 5 months. Experts have approved Propranolol hydrochloride under the trade name Hemangeol for this purpose.

Propranolol hydrochloride is also used to treat hypertension and other illnesses and disorders under different brand names, such as before surgery for individuals with pheochromocytoma. Researchers are also researching it for use in the treatment of various diseases and cancers.

Detail definition and related information-Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary

Propranolol Hydrochloride – MedlinePlus Information A summary of key facts regarding this medication in layman’s terms, which may contain the following:

Cautions about this medicine; what are its uses and how to use it; what you should tell your doctor before taking it; things you should know about it before using it; other drugs that might interact with it; and possible negative effects.

Experts frequently investigate drugs to see whether they can treat or prevent conditions other than those with authorization. This patient information leaflet only covers authorized uses of the medications. However, much of the material might also apply to authorized uses under investigation.