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BISOLOL 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR BISOLOL

Bisoprolol(5 mg)

food interaction for BISOLOL

alcohol interaction for BISOLOL

pregnancy interaction for BISOLOL

lactation interaction for BISOLOL

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Bisolol 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
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.
UNSAFE
Bisolol 5 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR BISOLOL

    Bisoprolol(5 mg)

    Uses

    Bisolol 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat), heart attack, increased blood pressure and heart failure

    How it works

    Bisolol 5 mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Palpitations, Constipation, Slow heart rate, Breathlessness, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea

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    Expert advice FOR BISOLOL

    • Bisoprolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
    • The Bisoprolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
    • Bisoprolol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
    • Consult your doctor whether to continue Bisoprolol before any scheduled surgery.
    • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
    • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

    Frequently asked questions FOR BISOLOL

    Bisoprolol

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol fumarate same as bisoprolol?
    Yes, Bisoprolol fumarate is same as bisoprolol.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a beta-blocker?
    Yes, bisoprolol is a highly selective beta1-blocker. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This can lower the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a selective beta-blocker?
    Yes, bisoprolol is a highly selective blocker of beta1 adrenergic receptors mainly found in the heart.

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    Is bisoprolol cardioselective?
    Bisoprolol is a highly selective beta1-blocker. Beta1 receptors are mainly found in heart making bisoprolol a relatively cardioselective beta-blocker. It has very less affinity towards beta 2 receptors.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol addictive?
    Bisoprolol is not known to be an addictive drug

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a blood thinner?
    No, bisoprolol 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.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a statin?
    No, bisoprolol is not a statin. Statins are a different group of medicines which are used to lower the lipid levels.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol safe?
    Bisoprolol 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.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a steroid?
    No, bisoprolol is not a steroid. It is a beta-blocker.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a nitrate?
    No, bisoprolol 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.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol lipophilic?
    Bisoprolol is equally lipophilic and hydrophilic. That means it is equally soluble in water as well as organic solvents.

    Q.

    Can I take bisoprolol for anxiety?
    No, bisoprolol is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. If you have such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Can I take bisoprolol with amlodipine?
    Bisoprolol, 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 tadalafil with bisoprolol?
    When taken together, tadalafil has the potential to increase the blood-pressure-lowering effect of bisoprolol. Kindly consult your doctor before taking these medications together.


    Q.

    Can I take bisoprolol with ramipril?
    No interactions have been reported between bisoprolol 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 bisoprolol with amitriptyline?
    Amitriptyline, when used along with bisoprolol, may lower the blood pressure. If you need to use both the drugs together, consult your doctor.


    Q.

    Can I take bisoprolol with food?
    The absorption of bisoprolol is not known to be affected by food. It can be taken irrespective of the timing of food intake. It should preferably be taken in the morning.


    Q.

    Can I take paracetamol with bisoprolol?
    Paracetamol is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with bisoprolol. 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 bisoprolol. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.


    Q.

    Can I take ibuprofen with bisoprolol
    Ibuprofen may decrease the blood-pressure-lowering effect of bisoprolol especially when taken in large doses for a prolonged period. Consult your doctor for taking both the medicines together.


    Q.

    Can I take aspirin with bisoprolol?
    Aspirin especially when used in high doses with bisoprolol, 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 bisoprolol. Please consult your doctor while taking the two medicines together.


    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
    Bisoprolol use has not been commonly associated with insomnia (difficulty to sleep). If you have difficulty in sleeping while using the drug, consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause sweat?
    Increased sweating has not been commonly seen as a side effect of bisoprolol therapy. However, it may not warrant discontinuation of therapy. Consult your doctor if you have excessive sweating while taking the drug.


    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause muscle pain?
    Bisoprolol may cause muscle weakness and cramps (pain) in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience muscle pain or weakness.


    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause weight gain?
    Bisoprolol 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.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol work immediately?
    As with any other drug taken orally, bisoprolol takes some time to reach the blood and to produce an effect in the body. The maximum effect is seen at approximately between 2 to 4 hours after administration.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause constipation?
    Bisoprolol may cause constipation in a few patients. If you experience constipation which is affecting your normal life while taking bisoprolol, please consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause nausea?
    Bisoprolol has been associated with gastrointestinal adverse effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol make you breathless?
    Though not very common, bisoprolol may cause breathlessness especially if taken by patients with a history of bronchial asthma. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any such symptoms.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol affect blood sugar?
    Studies have shown that bisoprolol 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 bisoprolol and you have diabetes mellitus.

    Q.

    Is bisoprolol a diuretic?
    No, bisoprolol 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.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause tiredness?
    Bisoprolol therapy has been associated with tiredness and fatigue. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking bisoprolol.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause fluid retention (swelling)?
    Bisoprolol is not known to cause fluid retention (swelling). If you suspect any such change while taking the medicine, please consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause depression?
    Bisoprolol may cause depression (feeling low) in some patients. If you have any symptoms of depression while taking bisoprolol, please consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause dizziness?
    Dizziness is a commonly reported side effect with bisoprolol 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.

    Q.

    Does bisoprolol cause headache?
    Bisoprolol 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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)