Inderal LA Warnings and Precautions
Reviewing precautions and warnings with Inderal LA can help provide guidelines as to who should not take the drug (such as those with certain heart conditions). In addition, there are potential drug interactions and conditions to discuss with your doctor before beginning treatment. If safety precautions are a concern, your healthcare provider may monitor your condition more closely or adjust your dosages.
Inderal LA: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Inderal® LA (propranolol hydrochloride sustained-release) if you have:
- Heart disease, including congestive heart failure, a history of heart attack, or irregular heart rhythm
- Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
- A slow heart rate
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Raynaud's phenomenon or other circulation problems
- A blood vessel disease
- Any allergies, including allergies to other beta blockers, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Drink alcohol
- Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.