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Hemangeol

HEMANGEOL™
(propranolol hydrochloride) Oral Solution

DRUG DESCRIPTION

HEMANGEOL is an oral solution of propranolol that is alcohol free, paraben free and sugar free. Each mL of HEMANGEOL contains 4.28 mg of propranolol hydrochloride, USP equivalent to 3.75 mg of propranolol.

Propranolol hydrochloride is a synthetic beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent chemically described as (2RS)1-[(1methylethyl)amino]-3-(naphthalene-1-yloxy)-propan-2-ol hydrochloride. Its structural formula is shown in Figure 1:

Figure 1: Propranolol HCl structure

HEMANGEOL™ (propranolol hydrochloride) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular formula: C16H21NO2-HCl

Propranolol hydrochloride is a stable, white, crystalline solid with a molecular weight of 295.8. It is readily soluble in water and ethanol.

HEMANGEOL contains the following inactive ingredients: strawberry/vanilla flavorings, hydroxyethylcellulose, saccharin sodium, citric acid monohydrate, and water.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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