Side Effects of Besoloc AM are Sleepiness, Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Tiredness, Palpitations, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Cold extremities.
Amlodipine + Bisoprolol is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Bisoprolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while bisoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet?
Yes, the use of Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Q. Can I stop taking Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet if I feel well?
No, keep using Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet?
Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients who are allergic to amlodipine, bisoprolol or any of its ingredients. It should be avoided in patients with a history of asthma or lung disease. Inform your doctor about your medical history and the medicines you might be taking.
Q. Can the use of Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet cause headache?
Yes, the use of Besoloc AM 5mg/5mg Tablet can cause headaches at the beginning of the treatment. Headaches usually go away after the first week of the treatment. Contact your doctor if the headaches are frequent and do not go away.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.