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The following adverse events were observed and have been reported in patients using propranolol.
Central Nervous System
Light-headedness; mental depression manifested by insomnia, lassitude, weakness, fatigue; catatonia; visual disturbances; hallucinations; vivid dreams; an acute reversible syndrome characterized by disorientation for time and place, short-term memory loss, emotional lability, slightly clouded sensorium, and decreased performance on neuropsychometrics. For immediate release formulations, fatigue, lethargy, and vivid dreams appear dose related.
Hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions; pharyngitis and agranulocytosis; erythematous rash; fever combined with aching and sore throat; laryngospasm; respiratory distress.
Agranulocytosis, nonthrombocytopenic purpura, and thrombocytopenic purpura.
Skin And Mucous Membranes
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, dry eyes, exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, urticaria, alopecia, SLE-like reactions, and psoriasisiform rashes. Oculomucocutaneous syndrome involving the skin, serous membranes, and conjunctivae reported for a beta-blocker (practolol) have not been associated with propranolol.
Male impotence; Peyronie's disease.
Read the Inderal LA (propranolol) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Caution should be exercised when Inderal LA is administered with drugs that have an affect on CYP2D6, 1A2, or 2C19 metabolic pathways. Co-administration of such drugs with propranolol may lead to clinically relevant drug interactions and changes on its efficacy and/or toxicity (see Drug Interactions in Pharmacokinetics And Drug Metabolism).
Alcohol when used concomitantly with propranolol, may increase plasma levels of propranolol.
Read the Inderal LA Drug Interactions Center for a complete guide to possible interactions
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/6/2016
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