Medicine Overview of Bis OD Tablet
Side effects of Bis OD Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.
How to use Bis OD Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bis OD 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Bis OD Tablet works
Bis OD 5mg Tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
In Depth Information on Bis OD Tablet
Expert advice for Bis OD Tablet
- Bis od helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
- Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
- Stopping Bis od suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
- You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
- Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
- Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
- Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
Special precautions for Bis OD 5mg Tablet
Taking Bisoprolol with alcohol may have additive effects in+more
lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate....
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Bis OD 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Bis OD 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Bis OD 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bis OD 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment....
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Bis OD 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bis OD 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Bis OD 5mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring....
Bis OD 5mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Vogli 0.3mg Tablet MD
Frequently asked questions for Bis OD 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Bisoprolol
Yes, Bis od is a highly selective blocker of beta1 adrenergic receptors mainly found in the heart.
Bis od is a highly selective beta1-blocker. Beta1 receptors are mainly found in heart making Bis od a relatively cardioselective beta-blocker. It has very less affinity towards beta 2 receptors.
Bis od is not known to be an addictive drug.
No, Bis od is not a blood thinner. It is a beta blocker which can lower the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.
No, Bis od is not a statin. Statins are a different group of medicines which are used to lower the lipid levels.
Bis od is generally a safe medicine. However, it has its own side effects. It should only be used under a physician's guidance for the appropriate indication.
No, Bis od is not a steroid. It is a beta-blocker.
No, Bis od is not a nitrate. It is a highly selective beta1-blocker and mainly acts on the heart whereas nitrates are substances which cause the dilatation of the blood vessels.
Bis od is equally lipophilic and hydrophilic. That means it is equally soluble in water as well as organic solvents.
No, Bis od is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. If you have such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Bis od with amlodipine?
Bis od, when used with amlodipine, may cause heart-related side effects. If taken together, it should only be done under medical supervision.
Q. Can I take Bis od with tadalafil?
When taken together, tadalafil has the potential to increase the blood-pressure-lowering effect of Bis od. Kindly consult your doctor before taking these medications together.
Q. Can I take Bis od with ramipril?
No interactions have been reported between Bis od and ramipril. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together as this should only be done under medical supervision.
Q. Can I take Bis od with amitriptyline?
Amitriptyline, when used along with Bis od, may lower the blood pressure. If you need to use both the drugs together, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Bis od with paracetamol?
Paracetamol is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with Bis od. However, interactions may exist as paracetamol belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and these can reduce the blood pressure lowering action of Bis od. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Bis od with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood-pressure-lowering effect of Bis od especially when taken in large doses for a prolonged period. Consult your doctor for taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Bis od with aspirin?
Aspirin especially when used in high doses with Bis od, may reduce the blood-pressure-lowering effect of the latter drug. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain killers) may reduce the blood lowering action of Bis od. Please consult your doctor while taking the two medicines together.
Bis od use has not been commonly associated with insomnia (difficulty to sleep). If you have difficulty in sleeping while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Increased sweating has not been commonly seen as a side effect of Bis od therapy. However, it may not warrant discontinuation of therapy. Consult your doctor if you have excessive sweating while taking the drug.
Bis od may cause muscle weakness and cramps (pain) in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience muscle pain or weakness.
Bis od is not seen to be associated with weight gain. However, it does not mean that weight gain may never occur. If you have any sudden changes in weight, consult your doctor.
Bis od may cause constipation in a few patients. If you experience constipation which is affecting your normal life while taking Bis od, please consult your doctor.
Bis od has been associated with gastrointestinal adverse effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom.
Though not very common, Bis od may cause breathlessness especially if taken by patients with a history of bronchial asthma. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any such symptoms.
Studies have shown that Bis od can cause fluctuations in blood sugar levels. It can also hide the symptoms of low blood sugar levels. Please talk to your doctor in case you are asked to take Bis od and you have diabetes mellitus.
No, Bis od is not a diuretic, it's a beta blocker which selectively blocks the beta receptors found in the heart and certain cells in the kidney.
Bis od therapy has been associated with tiredness and fatigue. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Bis od.
Bis od is not known to cause fluid retention (swelling). If you suspect any such change while taking the medicine, please consult your doctor.
Bis od may cause depression (feeling low) in some patients. If you have any symptoms of depression while taking Bis od, please consult your doctor.
Dizziness is a commonly reported side effect with Bis od especially when you are starting the therapy. Consult your doctor if you experience dizziness as it may affect your ability to drive or work with a machinery.
Bis od may cause a headache, it is a very commonly reported side effect particularly during the initiation of therapy. Consult your doctor if you have repeated episodes of headache while taking the drug.