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Propranolol Hydrochloride Injection

Propranolol Hydrochloride Injection, USP

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Propranolol hydrochloride is a synthetic beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent chemically described as (+)-1-(isopropylamino)-3-(1-naphthyloxy)-2-propanol hydrochloride. Its structural formula is:

Propranolol Hydrochloride Structural Formula Illustration

C16H21NO2 • HCl

Propranolol hydrochloride is a stable, white, crystalline solid which is readily soluble in water and ethanol. Its molecular weight is 295.80.

Propranolol hydrochloride injection is available as a sterile injectable solution for intravenous administration. Each mL contains 1 mg of propranolol hydrochloride in Water for Injection. The pH is adjusted with citric acid.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/4/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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