Generic Name : BISOPROLOL ABSTRACT – Bisoprolol is a drug that is used to treat hypertensive blood pressure by...
Bisoprolol is a drug that is used to treat hypertensive blood pressure by completely blocking beta-1 receptors and making changes to the heart and blood circulation. This drug is classified as an ‘antihypertensive beta blocker’ and is generally advertised as Zebeta [DSC].
- Bisoprolol is to be taken as directed by the doctors.
- Bisoprolol may vary in strength and intensity of dosage depending on various conditions, progress and circumstances. Report your observations to the doctor regularly to note changes in strengths of dosage.
- Do not skip doses unless the doctor advises you to. Skipping doses may adversely affect the circulatory system or blood pressure.
- General Adult Dosage:
Oral tablet – 5mg per day (this can go upto 20mg)
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Joint pain
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
RARE SIDE EFFECTS:
- Chest congestion
- Irregular palpitations
- Allergic reactions such as difficulty in breathing, hives, rashes, facial swelling.
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Bisoprolol has major interactions with 38 different drugs.