SALT INFORMATIONBisoprolol(1.25 mg)
Bisoprolol is used to treat high blood pressure and certain heart diseases (like angina, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias and heart failure).
How it works
Bisoprolol belongs to a class of medications called beta blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve and decrease blood pressure.
Common side effects
Fainting, Runny nose, Allergic reactions such as shortness of breath, Unusual weight gain or loss, Allergic reactions like swelling of face, Diarrhoea and vomiting, Muscle aches, Excessive tiredness
SUBSTITUTESNo substitutes found
- Do not take bisoprolol If you are allergic to bisoprolol.
- If you feel dizzy or tired after using this medicine, do not drive or use any tools or machines.
- Avoid abrupt withdrawal especially in ischaemic heart disease.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is bisoprolol a blood thinner/ statin/ cardio selective/ diuretic/ beta blocker/ steroid/ addictive?
Bisoprolol (also available as Concor) is a cardio selective beta-blocker. It is not a diuretic, statin, blood thinner or a steroid. It is not an addictive drug.
Q. Is bisoprolol fumarate the same as bisoprolol?
Bisoprolol fumarate is same as bisoprolol.
Q. Can I take bisoprolol for anxiety?
Bisoprolol is used to treat high blood pressure. But, it is not recommended to treat anxiety. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Cialis with Concor?
Tadalafil (Cialis) should not be taken with bisoprolol (Concor) as there may be an increased chance of low blood pressure.
Q. Does bisoprolol slow heart rate/ cause tiredness/ muscle pain/ fluid retention/ depression/ dizziness/ diarrhea/ headaches/ weight gain/ breathless?
Bisoprolol are known to cause the above mentioned side effects. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Q. Can I take bisoprolol with Ramipril/ amitriptyline/ Lisinopril/ paracetamol/ paracetamol/ Viagra/ diazepam/ aspirin/ codeine/ Imodium?
Bisoprolol may interact with drugs mentioned above. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.