Medicine Overview of Bisokem Tablet
Side effects of Bisokem Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.
How to use Bisokem 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Bisokem 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Bisokem Tablet works
Bisokem 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 Bisokem Tablet
Expert advice for Bisokem Tablet
- May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
- May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
- May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
- Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
- Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
Special precautions for Bisokem 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.
Bisokem 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....
Bisokem 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Bisokem 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bisokem 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.
Bisokem 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bisokem 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Bisokem 5mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring....
Bisokem 5mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Dianorm 40mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Bisokem 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Bisoprolol
Yes, Bisokem is a highly selective blocker of beta1 adrenergic receptors mainly found in the heart.
Bisokem is a highly selective beta1-blocker. Beta1 receptors are mainly found in heart making Bisokem a relatively cardioselective beta-blocker. It has very less affinity towards beta 2 receptors.
Bisokem is not known to be an addictive drug.
No, Bisokem 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, Bisokem is not a statin. Statins are a different group of medicines which are used to lower the lipid levels.
Bisokem 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, Bisokem is not a steroid. It is a beta-blocker.
No, Bisokem 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.
Bisokem is equally lipophilic and hydrophilic. That means it is equally soluble in water as well as organic solvents.
No, Bisokem is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. If you have such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Bisokem with amlodipine?
Bisokem, 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 Bisokem with tadalafil?
When taken together, tadalafil has the potential to increase the blood-pressure-lowering effect of Bisokem. Kindly consult your doctor before taking these medications together.<br>
Q. Can I take Bisokem with ramipril?
No interactions have been reported between Bisokem 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 Bisokem with amitriptyline?
Amitriptyline, when used along with Bisokem, may lower the blood pressure. If you need to use both the drugs together, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Bisokem with paracetamol?
Paracetamol is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with Bisokem. 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 Bisokem. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Bisokem with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood-pressure-lowering effect of Bisokem especially when taken in large doses for a prolonged period. Consult your doctor for taking both the medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Bisokem with aspirin?
Aspirin especially when used in high doses with Bisokem, 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 Bisokem. Please consult your doctor while taking the two medicines together.<br>
Bisokem 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 Bisokem therapy. However, it may not warrant discontinuation of therapy. Consult your doctor if you have excessive sweating while taking the drug.<br>
Bisokem may cause muscle weakness and cramps (pain) in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience muscle pain or weakness.<br>
Bisokem 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.
Bisokem may cause constipation in a few patients. If you experience constipation which is affecting your normal life while taking Bisokem, please consult your doctor.
Bisokem 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, Bisokem 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 Bisokem 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 Bisokem and you have diabetes mellitus.
No, Bisokem 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.
Bisokem therapy has been associated with tiredness and fatigue. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Bisokem.
Bisokem is not known to cause fluid retention (swelling). If you suspect any such change while taking the medicine, please consult your doctor.
Bisokem may cause depression (feeling low) in some patients. If you have any symptoms of depression while taking Bisokem, please consult your doctor.
Dizziness is a commonly reported side effect with Bisokem 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.
Bisokem 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.