Once known mainly as the proprietary tablet product Inderal, propranolol belongs to the family of medications known as beta blockers. Propranolol lowers blood pressure and slows heart rate. Propranolol is also used to prevent migraines and to prevent anxiety.
Compounded propranolol is used for paediatric use in infants for infantile haemangioma (benign [noncancerous] growths or tumors appearing on or under the skin shortly after birth).
Propranolol is an effective treatment that can start working in 24-48 hours and it is considered a first line treatment for this condition. The goal of any medicine is getting it into the patient and we compound this in a suspension form that is pleasant tasting and free from gluten, contains NO soy, yeast, egg, fish or shellfish, corn, peanut, or rice.