NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- 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 using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name: Inderal
Foreign brand name: Dociton Chemical structure: 2-Propanol-1-[(1-methylethyl)amino]-3-(1-naphthalenyloxy) Hydrochloride