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Concor COR 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Concor COR 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Concor COR 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Concor COR Tablet

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Uses of Concor COR Tablet

Concor COR 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (Angina) and heart failure.
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Concor COR Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.

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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 5mg 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 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 Concor COR Tablet

Expert advice for Concor COR Tablet

  • Concor COR 5mg Tablet helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
  • Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
  • Stopping Concor COR 5mg Tablet suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
  • Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
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Concor COR Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Concor COR Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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
Concor COR 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Concor COR 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Concor COR 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Concor COR 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Concor COR 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Concor COR 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Concor COR 5mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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Frequently asked questions about Concor COR Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Bisoprolol

Yes, Concor cor is a highly selective blocker of beta1 adrenergic receptors mainly found in the heart.
Concor cor is a highly selective beta1-blocker. Beta1 receptors are mainly found in heart making Concor cor a relatively cardioselective beta-blocker. It has very less affinity towards beta 2 receptors.
Concor cor is not known to be an addictive drug.
No, Concor cor 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, Concor cor is not a statin. Statins are a different group of medicines which are used to lower the lipid levels.
Concor cor 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, Concor cor is not a steroid. It is a beta-blocker.
No, Concor cor 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.
Concor cor is equally lipophilic and hydrophilic. That means it is equally soluble in water as well as organic solvents.
No, Concor cor is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. If you have such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Concor cor with amlodipine?
Concor cor, 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 Concor cor with tadalafil?
When taken together, tadalafil has the potential to increase the blood-pressure-lowering effect of Concor cor. Kindly consult your doctor before taking these medications together.
Q. Can I take Concor cor with ramipril?
No interactions have been reported between Concor cor 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 Concor cor with amitriptyline?
Amitriptyline, when used along with Concor cor, may lower the blood pressure. If you need to use both the drugs together, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Concor cor with paracetamol?
Paracetamol is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with Concor cor. 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 Concor cor. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Concor cor with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood-pressure-lowering effect of Concor cor especially when taken in large doses for a prolonged period. Consult your doctor for taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Concor cor with aspirin?
Aspirin especially when used in high doses with Concor cor, 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 Concor cor. Please consult your doctor while taking the two medicines together.
Concor cor 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 Concor cor therapy. However, it may not warrant discontinuation of therapy. Consult your doctor if you have excessive sweating while taking the drug.
Concor cor may cause muscle weakness and cramps (pain) in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience muscle pain or weakness.
Concor cor 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.
Concor cor may cause constipation in a few patients. If you experience constipation which is affecting your normal life while taking Concor cor, please consult your doctor.
Concor cor 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, Concor cor 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 Concor cor 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 Concor cor and you have diabetes mellitus.
No, Concor cor 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.
Concor cor therapy has been associated with tiredness and fatigue. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Concor cor.
Concor cor is not known to cause fluid retention (swelling). If you suspect any such change while taking the medicine, please consult your doctor.
Concor cor may cause depression (feeling low) in some patients. If you have any symptoms of depression while taking Concor cor, please consult your doctor.
Dizziness is a commonly reported side effect with Concor cor 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.
Concor cor 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Concor COR with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Concor COR with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Concor COR with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Concor COR with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Concor COR with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Concor COR with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Concor COR with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Concor COR with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Concor COR with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip
Concor COR with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene

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