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Are there any gluten-free, lactose-free 60 mg propranolol pills?

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pillzilla 26 Nov 2013

Sources of gluten in pills include any starch ingredient (including "pregelatinized starch" and "sodium starch glycolate") not labeled as coming from a gluten-free source (corn, potatoes, tapioca). Other ingredients that might come from wheat or barley include (but are not limited to) dextrates, dextrins, dextri-maltose, and maltodextrin.

Lactose is commonly seen as lactose (hydrous or anhydrous) or lactose monohydrate.

The Propranolol Hydrochloride 60 mg pill manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals lists the following excipients:

Silicon Dioxide
Croscarmellose Sodium
Magnesium Stearate
Cellulose, Microcrystalline
Starch, Corn
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
FD&C Blue No. 1
FD&C Red No. 40

which should make it both gluten and lactose free. Most other similar pills contain lactose.

You should double check with the company:

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
781 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26505
1-800-RX-MYLAN free discount card

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