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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor.

Usage examples (14)
  • Musicians use beta-blocker propanolol to prevent on-stage jitters, reports the New York Times.
  • The 14% of women who were taking propanolol — the beta blocker considered most likely to have a protective effect — had a reduced risk of recurrence.
  • More recent suggestions include bananas, the blood pressure drug propanolol, prickly pear, artichoke, sports glucose drinks and even the Australian sandwich spread Vegemite.
  • The same is true of the beta-blockers nadolol and propanolol. for more
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