What is Inderal LA?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Propranolol

See also: Inderal

Inderal® LA is a brand name for the sustained release preparation of the drug propranolol, a beta blocker used for hypertension, angina and other cardiac symptoms. It may also be used to treat the tremor due to Parkinson's Disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 26 6
Anxious mood 9 2
High blood pressure (hypertension) 7 5
Elevated blood pressure 6 1
Essential tremor 4 4
Tremor in hands 4 0

Show all 19 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 8
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Inderal LA

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 3
Chest pain 1
Cold hands and feet 1
Difficulty staying asleep 1
Drowsiness 1
Headaches 1

Show all 11 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Inderal LA

Dosage Patients
60 mg daily 3
80 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Inderal LA

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Side effects too severe 4
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 3
Doctor's advice 3
Personal research 1
See all 14 patients who've stopped taking Inderal LA

Duration

Currently taking Inderal LA

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Inderal LA

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 3
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 12
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 2
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 6

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Inderal LA after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Clonidine (Catapres TTS patch) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1

Patients stopped taking Inderal LA and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Bisoprolol (Concor Cor) 1
Lisinopril (Zestril) 1
Ramipril (Altace) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Inderal LA

Dec 12, 2013 (Started Jan 09, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for costochondritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (orthostatic postural hypotension)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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