What is Apo-Propranolol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Propranolol

Propranolol is a non-selective beta blocker used in the treatment of hypertension, angina, and other heart conditions. It was the first successful beta blocker in medicine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
High blood pressure (hypertension) 3 3
Migraine headaches 3 2
Anticipatory anxiety 1 2
Anxious mood 1 2
Hemiplegic migraine 1 0
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome 1 1

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  • 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 0
Mild 3
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Apo-Propranolol

Side effect Patients
Dizziness with hypotension upon standing 1
Dry mouth 1
Lightheadedness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Apo-Propranolol

Dosage Patients
3 tablet(s) daily 1
10 mg twice daily 1
40 mg daily 1
40 mg twice daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Apo-Propranolol

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Apo-Propranolol and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 1
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There are no evaluations for Apo-Propranolol.