Rx errors up with generic propranolol for hemangioma

(HealthDay)—Physicians prescribing propranolol in a single concentration of 4.28 mg/mL for infantile hemangioma (IH) report fewer prescribing errors than those prescribing generic propranolol, according to a research letter ...

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Propranolol for hemangiomas doesn't impair infant growth

(HealthDay)—For infantile hemangiomas, systemic propranolol appears safe and does not impair physical growth, according to a study published online March 6 in the Journal of Dermatology.


Infantile hemangioma incidence up over past three decades

(HealthDay)—The incidence of infantile hemangiomas (IH) has increased over the past three decades, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Propranolol effective for infantile hemangioma

(HealthDay)—Propranolol (Inderal) appears to be effective in treating infantile hemangiomas, according to research published in the Feb. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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