NCI Drug Dictionary

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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 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