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Concor COR 2.5 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Concor COR Tablet

Concor COR 2.5 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.

Concor COR Tablet side effects

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

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

How Concor COR Tablet works

Concor COR 2.5 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.

Concor COR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Concor COR 2.5 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Concor COR 2.5 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Concor COR 2.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Concor COR 2.5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Concor COR 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Concor COR 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Concor COR 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Concor COR 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Concor COR 2.5 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 Concor COR 2.5 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 Concor COR with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Concor COR

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Heart beats fast sometimes for half an hour.and getting normal back. Prescribed Concor cor 2.5
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get 24 hrs holter done share d ecg
ozomet pg2 was given by doctor is it good?? or shall i have ozomet vg2?? what is the difference between twoideal TD vitamin tablet any substitute can i have??Voglibose or Pioglitazone ??? which is less in side effect?? for the age of 48!!
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. Is Concor COR a diuretic?

No, Concor COR is not a diuretic. Concor COR is a beta-blocker medicine which blocks the hyperactivity of the nerve impulses in the heart, thereby calming the heart.

Q. What is the best time of day to take Concor COR?

Concor COR is usually taken once a day in the morning. You can choose to take it with or without food. Swallow it as a whole with water and do not chew or crush it. Never take this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Is Concor COR safe in pregnancy?

No, Concor COR is not safe to be taken in pregnancy. It can have many harmful effects on the fetus/newborn and can even cause complications in pregnancy. Taking Concor COR may decrease the blood supply to the fetus, slow down its growth, cause intrauterine death, abortion or early labor. You should consult your doctor if you are on this medication and get pregnant.

Q. Can Concor COR cause weight gain?

Yes, Concor COR may cause weight gain though it is uncommon. If you are concerned about your weight gain, exercise regularly and eat a healthy and nutritious diet. You can also consult a dietician for diet plan.

Q. What should be done if I forget to take Concor COR?

If you have forgotten to take the prescribed dose at prescribed time, take the dose as soon as you remember. In case it is already time for your next dose, skip your dose and take the next scheduled dose. Keep in mind not to take a double dose to make up for the dose forgotten.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Concor COR?

You may not feel any difference after taking Concor COR, 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 Concor COR 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 Concor COR. 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 Concor COR affect my fertility?

Concor COR 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 Concor COR?

You can continue playing sports while taking Concor COR. 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.

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