Bisoprolol is a beta blocker medication used to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. This treatment can also help to prevent heart failure and disease in the future.
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What is Bisoprolol?
Bisoprolol is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. It can also be used for preventing further heart disease and conditions including angina, heart attacks and strokes.
How does it work?
It works by slowing down the heart rate to make it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body.
Is Bisoprolol suitable for me?
This medication is only available as a prescription. There are several medical conditions that could make bisoprolol unsuitable to use. Ask your doctor if Bisoprolol is right for you.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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Bisoprolol is a beta blocker used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and other cardiovascular conditions. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels, which reduces the workload on the heart and lowers blood pressure.
Bisoprolol Side Effects
Common side effects of bisoprolol include fatigue, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, and diarrhea. Bisoprolol can also cause low blood sugar levels, so it's important to monitor your blood sugar levels if you take this medication. Bisoprolol may interact with other medications, so be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications and supplements you take.
If you're being treated for high blood pressure, keep taking bisoprolol regularly as prescribed. Your doctor may need to adjust your dosage over time depending on how well the medication works to control your blood pressure. Bisoprolol is available in tablet form and can be taken with or without food.
(Zebeta) is a medication that belongs to the class of drugs known as beta blockers. Beta blockers work by blocking the action of the hormone epinephrine (adrenaline). By blocking the action of adrenaline, beta blockers reduce the heart rate and blood pressure.
Bisoprolol fumarate is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used in some patients after a heart attack. This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Bisoprolol fumarate comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once or twice a day with or without food. To help you remember to take bisoprolol fumarate, take it at around the same time(s) every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take bisoprolol fumarate exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Your doctor may start you on a low dose of bisoprolol fumarate and gradually increase your dose, not more than once every 2 weeks.
If you are being treated for hypertension, it may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of bisoprolol fumarate. If you are taking bisoprolol fumarate after a heart attack, it may take 3 to 4 weeks before you get the full benefit of this medication. Continue to take bisoprolol fumarate even if you feel well. Do not stop taking bisoprolol fumarate without talking to your doctor.
If you suddenly stop taking bisoprolol fumarate, your heart may race or beat irregularly and you may have increased blood pressure. To avoid these effects, your doctor will gradually lower your dose over a period of weeks or months depending on how long you have been taking bisoprolol fumarate. When stopping this medication, your doctor may also want to slowly reduce the dosage over a period of days or weeks to avoid withdrawal symptoms such as chest pain and short
Side Effects of
The most common side effects of bisoprolol include:
Chest pain or discomfort.
In some cases, a patient may experience more serious side effects such as low blood sugar levels, slow heart rate and fainting. If you experience any severe side effect after taking bisoprolol, seek medical attention immediately. You should also let your doctor know if you develop any symptoms of an allergic reaction such as: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling in the mouth or throat; rash etc. Talk to your doctor if you have any other concerns while taking bisoprolol.
3. Drug Interactions
Bisoprolol may interact with other medications you are taking. To avoid interactions, your doctor should manage all of your medications carefully. Be sure to tell your doctor about all the drugs you take including prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements. Do not start or stop any new medication without first talking to your doctor.
The following medications may interact with bisoprolol:
ACE inhibitors such as lisinopril, captopril and enalapril
Angiotensin receptor blockers such as losartan and valsartan
Calcium channel blockers such as amlodipine and diltiazem
Diuretics (water pills) such as hydrochlorothiazide
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and aspirin
Certain antidepressants such as fluoxetine and paroxetine.
Bisoprolol may also interact with other substances, including food items, vitamins and herbal supplements. Talk to your doctor if you are taking any of these substances while on bisoprolol therapy. Do not change your dosage or stop taking a medication without first talking to your doctor. Certain interactions may require a dose adjustment or additional monitoring. Your doctor will be able to tell you whether it is safe for you to take bisoprolol in combination with the medications or substances listed above.
If you take too much bisoprolol, you may experience an overdose. Symptoms of a bisoprolol overdose include:
Slow heart rate
Low blood pressure
If you think you have taken too much of this medication, seek emergency medical attention right away. Do not try to treat an overdose yourself; call poison control or go to the nearest hospital emergency room immediately.
5. Missed Dose
If you miss a dose of bisoprolol, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses of bisoprolol at the same time. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Bisoprolol should be stored at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Do not store in the bathroom. Keep bisoprolol out of the reach of children and away from pets.
7. More Information
Your pharmacist can provide more information about bisoprolol. Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed."
Please do not stop taking your bisoprolol suddenly as this can cause serious heart problems. If you have any questions, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Thank you for choosing bisoprolol!
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For the Consumer
Applies to bisoprolol: oral tablet
As well as its needed effects, bisoprolol may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.....
The most common side effects of bisoprolol
Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Bisoprolol.
Take once a day with a drink of water. Can be taken with or without food.
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What should I avoid when taking Bisoprolol?
Do not drink alcohol. It may increase your blood pressure and may also increase your risk of developing low blood sugar.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Bisoprolol can decrease sweating and you may be more prone to heat stroke.
What does Bisoprolol do to heart rate?
Bisoprolol is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). Bisoprolol is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain). Bisoprolol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
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Does Bisoprolol affect anxiety?
Bisoprolol may cause feelings of depression, fatigue, and anxiety. These effects are more likely to occur in people who already have a history of mental illness. If you experience any of these symptoms, contact your doctor.
How long should you take Bisoprolol?
You should take bisoprolol exactly as it is prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication.
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