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Formulary choicePropranolol tablets 10mg, 40mg
Propranolol MR capsules 80mg, 160mg

Prescribing Notes

  • Refer to NICE NG145 Thyroid disease: assessment and management.
  • Beta blockade can be withdrawn once hyperthyroidism is controlled (2-6 weeks) and the patient maintained on carbimazole.
  • Diltiazem may be considered as an alternative if a beta-blocker is contraindicated (under specialist advice).

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