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Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Propranolol(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets contains Propranolol as its active ingredient. This medicine is used to treat and prevent heart-related conditions such as high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, chest pain due to heart condition, heart attack and other conditions. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, which slows down the pulse, thereby improving the blood flow and decreasing the blood pressure. This medicine should be used under medical prescription and for the duration, it is prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.
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Uses of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, Pheochromocytoma (a rare tumour of the adrenal gland situated above kidneys) and Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis (a disorder of heart muscle).
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  • It is also used for the prevention of angina attacks (chest pain due to heart condition), myocardial infarction (heart attack), tremors and migraine.

Contraindications of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Propranolol or any other constituents of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets.
  • If you have asthma, lung or airway disorders.
  • If you have low blood pressure, blockage in the heart and slow heartbeats (bradycardia).
  • If you experience low blood glucose very often.
  • If you have blood circulation issues and electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you have an untreated tumour of the adrenal gland or a condition Prinzmetal's angina.
  • Do not take this medicine after prolonged fasting.

Side effects of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Nightmares
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Increased heartbeats
  • Cold hands and feet

Precautions and Warnings of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


Can I take Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets during pregnancy?
Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets is not recommended during pregnancy as it may be harmful. However, your doctor may give you this medicine if needed and the advantages outweigh the risks. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or plan to have a child while taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if Propranolol passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets?
You may experience visual disturbances, inability to recognise objects properly, dizziness, hallucinations, tiredness or confusion. Thus, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may worsen your condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your heart.
  • You have kidney or liver-related diseases.
  • You have blood circulation problems.
  • You have muscle weakness.
  • You have a history of allergic reactions.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have cold sensations in fingers and toes.
  • You have skin conditions like itchy dry patches on the skin.
  • You smoke and drink very often.
  • You are above 65 years.

Mode of Action of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Propranolol works by blocking certain chemicals in the body that affect the heart and blood vessels, thus reducing the blood pressure, heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
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Directions for Use of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken on an empty stomach. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of this medicine with medicines to treat irregular heartbeat and adrenaline (Epinephrine) may cause high blood pressure or slow heartbeats. Therefore, it should be avoided.
  • Antimigraine medicines such as Ergotamine and Rizatriptan should be taken with a gap of a minimum of 2 hours with Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets.
  • Concomitant use of Propranolol with medicines to treat heart diseases like Verapamil, Diltiazem and Nifedipine should be avoided as it may lead to abnormal heart rhythm, low blood pressure, slow heartbeats and heart failure.
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  • Concomitant use of Propranolol with anaesthetics may cause fast heartbeats and may also increase the risk of high blood pressure and thus should be used with caution.
  • This medicine, if taken along with other antihypertensive medicines can lead to a sudden drop in blood pressure.
  • Concomitant use of anti-inflammatory medicines like Indomethacin and Ibuprofen may decrease the effect of Propranolol.
  • Concomitant use along with medicines used to treat brain-related disorders like Fluvoxamine and Imipramine may cause slow heartbeats.
  • Other medicines like Lidocaine, Warfarin, Phenobarbital, Mephobarbital, Chlorpromazine, Cimetidine, Hydralazine, Imipramine, Rifampicin, Theophylline, Insulin and Digoxin used to treat heart failure should be used cautiously along with Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets.
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  • Do not smoke or consume tobacco as may cause an increase in heart rate and may impair blood pressure control.

Storage and disposal of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


  • Excess of this medicine can have deadly effects and may lead to a heart attack. The overdose symptoms are slow heartbeats, low blood pressure, fits, heart diseases, difficulty in breathing, drowsiness, dilated pupils, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, body pain, fainting or coma.
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  • If you experience any of these symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose of antihypertensives may lead to high blood pressure and other heart-related complications. If you miss any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of this tablet to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets on my own?

  • No, you should not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
  • If you stop the medication suddenly, you may suffer from severe heart-related and blood pressure problems.
  • Your doctor will reduce the dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.

Q: Can Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets be used for anxiety?

A: No, Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and several heart-related conditions. It is not effective against anxiety.

Q: Are Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets and Propranolol the same?

A: Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets is the brand name of a medicine that contains Propranolol as the main constituent.

Q: How does Inderal La 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets work for migraines?

A: Migraine could be due to various reasons and one of them is the change in the blood flow to the brain. Inderal is known to relax the blood vessels by blocking certain receptors. Hence, it improves blood flow.
Last Updated on: 23 Dec 2020 | 11:08 PM (IST)
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