- a beta-blocking drug, C16H21NO2, used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmias.
Origin of propranolol
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- a drug used in the treatment of angina pectoris, arrhythmia, hypertension, and some forms of tremor. Formula: C 16 H 21 NO 2
C20: from pro (pyl) + pr (op) anol (from propane + -ol) + -ol
- A beta-blocker used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmia.
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