Propranolol For Treating Haemangiomas

Propranolol For Treating Haemangiomas

Information about the use of propranolol for treating haemangiomas (strawberry birthmark).


The following leaflet for parents and carers is about the use of propranolol for treating haemangiomas.

Haemangiomas are a common form of blood vessel birthmark. They are caused by benign growth of capillaries (small blood vessels) in the skin.

Click on the image below to read the leaflet (PDF, 85KB) at the Starship Children's Hosptial website.

Propranolol brochure

This page last reviewed 09 September 2022.

Call Healthline on 0800 611 116 any time of the day or night for free health advice when you need it