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Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Bisokaps Tablet

Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet is a medicine used for treating hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (heart-related chest pain), and heart failure. Lowering the blood pressure helps prevent future heart attack and stroke. It can be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It is best to take this medicine regularly at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better. Dizziness may occur in some patients as a side effect, but it gets better with time.

Bisokaps Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities

How to use Bisokaps 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. Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bisokaps Tablet works

Bisokaps 2.5 mg 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.

Bisokaps Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet. Taking Bisoprolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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Expert Advice

  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Bisokaps 2.5 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bisokaps with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
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Brand(s): Miglicon
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Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bisokaps

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Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Voglibose and pioglitazone both are medications used for diabetes but there mechanism of action is different and so are their side effects. Voglibose acts to reduce post prandial blood glucose whereas pioglitazone improves insulin sensitivity and improves glycemic control. Voglibose causes gastric side effects and sometimes affects the liver whereas pioglitazone should not be given to patients with heart ailments as it can worsen heart failure.
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FAQs

Q. Does Bisokaps cause dizziness?

Dizziness is a commonly reported side effect of Bisokaps, especially at the beginning of the therapy. Consult your doctor if you experience dizziness as it may affect your ability to drive or work with machinery.

Q. Does Bisokaps cause headache?

Yes, Bisokaps may cause headache, it is a very commonly reported side effect particularly during the initial stage of the therapy. Consult your doctor if you have repeated episodes of headache while taking the medicine.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Bisokaps?

You may not feel any difference after taking Bisokaps, if you are taking it for high blood pressure. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits. If you are taking Bisokaps for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.

Q. Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

You eat and drink normally while taking Bisokaps. However, making lifestyle changes like stop smoking, eating healthy food and exercising regularly can further give a boost to your health.

Q. Will the use of Bisokaps affect my fertility?

Bisokaps is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Do I need to avoid playing sports while taking Bisokaps?

You can continue playing sports while taking Bisokaps. Exercising regularly can help you in controlling your blood pressure. However, do not over do it or push yourself too hard while exercising or playing sports.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Bisokaps?

You may not feel any difference after taking Bisokaps, especially if you are taking it for high blood pressure. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits. If you are taking Bisokaps for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.

Q. Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

You may eat and drink normally while taking Bisokaps. However, making lifestyle changes like quitting smoking, eating healthy food and exercising regularly can further give a boost to your health.

Q. Will the use of Bisokaps affect my fertility?

Bisokaps is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Do I need to avoid playing sports while taking Bisokaps?

You can continue playing sports while taking Bisokaps. Playing sports is equivalent to exercising and exercising regularly can help you control your blood pressure. However, do not overdo it or push yourself too hard while exercising or playing sports.

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