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Contraindications to propranolol are when someone shouldn’t take this medication due to underlying medical conditions or other factors.

Propranolol Contraindications

  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Sick sinus syndrome
  • Sinus bradycardia and greater than first-degree block
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Uncompensated heart failure
  • Nonallergic bronchospasms such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema
  • Diabetes (use with caution)

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