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An awareness of propranolol sustained-release warnings and precautions can help identify situations in which the drug should not be taken. Conditions to discuss with your doctor before beginning treatment include depression, glaucoma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. People who should not take the drug include those with a slow heartbeat, asthma, or allergies to it.

Propranolol Sustained-Release: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking propranolol hydrochloride sustained-release (Inderal® LA) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Smoke
  • Drink alcohol
  • Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(The information in this article applies specifically to Inderal LA and its generic versions. For information about InnoPran XL®, a similar medication, see InnoPran XL.)
 
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