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Penbutolol Use in Children or Teens

This medicine is not approved for use in children or teens. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using penbutolol in children.

Is Penbutolol Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend penbutolol for something other than high blood pressure. Sometimes, it is used off-label for the treatment of anxiety, including social phobia and performance anxiety.
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