Propranolol XL Dosage

General Information on Dosing With Propranolol XL

Some considerations for people taking propranolol XL include the following:
 
  • Propranolol XL comes in capsule form. It is usually taken by mouth once a day at bedtime (approximately 10 p.m.).
     
  • You can take the medicine with a meal or on an empty stomach. However, you should consistently take it the same way each time (either with or without food).
     
  • Swallow the capsules whole. Do not chew, crush, or open the capsules.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Propranolol XL will not work if you stop taking it.
     
  • In general, this medication should not be stopped suddenly, as serious problems (including heart attacks) may result.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or propranolol XL dosing in general, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
     
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