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propranolol hydrochloride 
The hydrochloride salt of propranolol, a synthetic beta-adrenergic receptor blocker with antianginal, antiarrhythmic, and antihypertensive properties. Propranolol competitively antagonizes beta-adrenergic receptors, thereby inhibiting beta-adrenergic reactions, such as vasodilation, and negative chronotropic and inotropic effects. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Inderal
Chemical structure:2-Propanol-1-[(1-methylethyl)amino]-3-(1-naphthalenyloxy) Hydrochloride