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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Bisoprolol (Overview)

Bisoprolol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is concor5/bisoprolol fumerate 2:1?

What is concor5/bisoprolol fumerate 2:1?

Beta blocker: Not sure what concor5 is (may be the manufacturer or a brand name or code from the manufacturer) but bisoprolol (also known as zebeta) is a beta blocker used to lower blood pressure or slow heart rate. On http://home. Intekom. Com/pharm/merckp/concor. Html looks like it is the brand name for bisoprolol. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
130 Doctors shared insights

Bisoprolol (Overview)

Bisoprolol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What should I know about bisoprolol 5mg?

What should I know about bisoprolol 5mg?

It is a Beta blocker: Bisoprolol is a beta blocker blood pressure medication. It shouldn't be taken with other meds in the same class, like atenolol or metoprolol. It should used with caution with calcium channel blockers like verapamil or Diltiazem as they can also slow the heart rate, but that is sometimes desired. Bisoprolol is often given in combination with hctz or hydrochlorothiazide so be careful with diuretics. ...Read more

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Why would a dr prescribe bisoprolol over other non selective b blockers for a fast heart rate?

Why would a dr prescribe bisoprolol over other non selective b blockers for a fast heart rate?

Beta Bigot!!!!: Well, in this day when discrimination is a no-no, it actually has its applications. Like this Beta Blocker, for instance. Why expose yourself to ALL of the effects of a non-selective beta blocker when you can use one that acts much more specifically on the heart rate (and not, for example, depress the strength of your heart)? Your doctor is a Beta Bigot! Good for him! ...Read more

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Prescribed bisoprolol 1.25mg what's my chances of allergic reaction to this drug?

Prescribed bisoprolol 1.25mg what's my chances of allergic reaction to this drug?

Drug allergies: The chance of having a drug reaction to this class of medications is really low in the general population. Certain antibiotics and biologic medications that have large structure are more allergenic, meaning the chances of getting allergy are higher. ...Read more

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What is the beta-blocker (bisoprolol) used for?

What is the beta-blocker (bisoprolol) used for?

BP control: Beta blocker is a class of meds that is used for BP control, anti ischemia, and anti arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Does bisoprolol work for anxiety?

Does bisoprolol work for anxiety?

Bisoprolol: It is used for treatment of hypertension. It was not well tested for anxiety treatment. It was shown that bisoprolol could cause anxiety as a central nervous system's side effect. ...Read more

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Side effects of bisoprolol?

Side effects of bisoprolol?

Some side effects: Headache and nausea are some of the side effects I have seen in my patient. Of course if the dose is too much for you it can cause low BP and very low heart rate. ...Read more

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Benefit of cimetropium bromide in controlling ibs-c. Does it interact with perindopril, indapamide or bisoprolol. Can it be taken with benzodiazepines?

Benefit of cimetropium bromide in controlling ibs-c. Does it interact with perindopril, indapamide or bisoprolol. Can it be taken with benzodiazepines?

Multiple medications: Cimetropium bromide is an anticholinergic medication and smooth muscle relaxant, used to decrease bowel spasms, pain and abdominal distention in ibs. It's not available in the us., but your note says you're from india. I didn't find interactions with your other BP meds. You don't say which benzo, but i'd be watching for possible sedation or dizziness. Ask your prescribing doctor specifically. ...Read more

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Taking 2.5mg bisoprolol but also take various supplements worried about interactions garlic, folic acid, selenium, cod liver, Q10, evening primrose, vit e.

Taking 2.5mg bisoprolol but also take various supplements worried about interactions garlic, folic acid, selenium, cod liver, Q10, evening primrose, vit e.

Sups. No Evidence: Supplements widely promoted, big business, but exempted from clinical trials, even need for honesty/accuracy on labels; see DSHEA Act 1994 which exempted all food supplements, thus no reliable data about group, much less individual benefits & downsides. Carvedilol has better track record than bisoprolol (both with ACEI) for heart function, mortality rates; yet both can ↑ lung bronchospasm, COPD. ...Read more

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Changed med from 10mg propranolol to 1.25mg bisoprolol. Can I take up to 10 of these tablets in one day if needed or would that be overdosing?

Changed med from 10mg propranolol to 1.25mg bisoprolol. Can I take up to 10 of these tablets in one day if needed or would that be overdosing?

Depends: The maximum daily dose is 20 mg (= 16 tablets of 1.25 mg) however the starting dose is 5 mg. The dose is limited by low blood pressure, slow heart rate, and (in susceptible patients) asthma. It's impossible to say if you (with your unique physiology) would overdose with a sudden dose of 12.5 mg (10 tablets). ...Read more

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Post orthostatic tachycardia syndrome 22 male. Hr goes from 62 to 95 standing. Will bisoprolol 1.25mg blunt this? If so how much estimate?

Post orthostatic tachycardia syndrome 22 male. Hr goes from 62 to 95 standing. Will bisoprolol 1.25mg blunt this? If so how much estimate?

Yes: A little. Remember that a rise of 10 beats per minute when changing from sitting to standing is normal. Try it. The dose is small and can be titrated to a higher dose if necessary. ...Read more

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Can I take bisoprolol forever?

Yes: It doesn't wear off. There is no accumulation. Long term use does not increase the risk of adverse reactions. ...Read more

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What should I know about bisoprolol 5mg?

It is a Beta blocker: Bisoprolol is a beta blocker blood pressure medication. It shouldn't be taken with other meds in the same class, like atenolol or metoprolol. It should used with caution with calcium channel blockers like verapamil or Diltiazem as they can also slow the heart rate, but that is sometimes desired. Bisoprolol is often given in combination with hctz or hydrochlorothiazide so be careful with diuretics. ...Read more

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What medicines can't be mixed with bisoprolol?

Beta blockers: Bisoprolol is a beta blocker blood pressure medication. It shouldn't be taken with other meds in the same class, like atenolol or metoprolol. It should used with caution with calcium channel blockers like verapamil or Diltiazem as they can also slow the heart rate, but that is sometimes desired. Bisoprolol is often given in combination with hctz or hydrochlorothiazide so be careful with diuretics. ...Read more

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What medicines should not be taken with bisoprolol?

Beta blockers: Bisoprolol is a beta blocker blood pressure medication. It shouldn't be taken with other meds in the same class, like atenolol or metoprolol. It should used with caution with calcium channel blockers like verapamil or Diltiazem as they can also slow the heart rate, but that is sometimes desired. Bisoprolol is often given in combination with hctz or hydrochlorothiazide so be careful with diuretics. ...Read more

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What medicines should not be mixed with bisoprolol?

Beta blockers: Bisoprolol is a beta blocker blood pressure medication. It shouldn't be taken with other meds in the same class, like atenolol or metoprolol. It should used with caution with calcium channel blockers like verapamil or Diltiazem as they can also slow the heart rate, but that is sometimes desired. Bisoprolol is often given in combination with hctz or hydrochlorothiazide so be careful with diuretics. ...Read more

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Is it the same if I took 1/2 x 5 mg zebeta (bisoprolol), (bisoprolol) with 1 x 2.5 mg zebeta (bisoprolol)?

Same: Half of a 5mg or a 2.5mg zebeta (bisoprolol) will have the same amount of medication. It is a tablet and should not have an issues with breaking in half. ...Read more

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Help! Accidentally, I just took 10 mg of zebeta, (bisoprolol) 4 times the dose should I take! What should I do?

Zebeta (bisoprolol): By this time 4hr after your entry you'd already be having problems if you were going to. If you feel fine, no worries at this point, just return to the proper dose. If you have any symptoms, get to care. ...Read more

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What is concor5/bisoprolol fumerate 2:1?

Beta blocker: Not sure what concor5 is (may be the manufacturer or a brand name or code from the manufacturer) but bisoprolol (also known as zebeta) is a beta blocker used to lower blood pressure or slow heart rate. On http://home. Intekom. Com/pharm/merckp/concor. Html looks like it is the brand name for bisoprolol. ...Read more

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Does bisoprolol work for anxiety?

Bisoprolol: It is used for treatment of hypertension. It was not well tested for anxiety treatment. It was shown that bisoprolol could cause anxiety as a central nervous system's side effect. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop taking bisoprolol?

Is it safe to stop taking bisoprolol?

Bisoprolol: That question needs to be asked of your doctor. We don't know anything about you. ...Read more

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Does bisoprolol 1.25mg stop vasodilation?

Bisoprolol: Bisoprolol 1.25 mg is a very tiny dose to show any significant clinical effects. ...Read more

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What is the beta-blocker (bisoprolol) used for?

BP control: Beta blocker is a class of meds that is used for BP control, anti ischemia, and anti arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Bisoprolol hemifumarate vs bisoprolol fumarate?

Bisoprolol: On review of the literature the two preparatio ns appear to deliver the same bisoprolol effect. It suggests that there should be no difference between the two with respect to bisoprolol effect. ...Read more

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Why might a patient not be able to have bisoprolol (b-blocker)?

Heart rate: It could be secondary to a low heart rate, a conduction deffect, or low blood pressure. These are all variables that affected by bblockers ...Read more

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What is the difference between bisoprolol hemifumarate and fumarate?

TheyArePolymorphs: They have the same chemical formula but slightly different chemical structure. They are virtually the same and used for same indications. Does not matter which polymorphic salt you took ...Read more

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Is it okay to take prescribed bisoprolol and codeine together without interactions?

Yes: In prescribed doses they don't interfere with each other.
Their mechanisms of action are entirely different. ...Read more

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I'd like some advice on whether I should take the tablet - they're called bisoprolol. Are they good or not worth it?

Bisoprolol: We can't advise you whether a particular drug is indicated for you with the lack of information here. Bisoprolol is an effective beta blocker for people in whom beta blockers are indicated. ...Read more

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My farther is experiencing a lot of side effects from bisoprolol is there anything else he could take that he might tolorate more?

My farther is experiencing a lot of side effects from bisoprolol is there anything else he could take that he might tolorate more?

Beta blockers: There are certainly other medications to control atrial fibrillation if your father is not able to to, erate any beta blocker, this needs to be discussed with the treating physician. ...Read more

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Changed med from 10mg propranolol to 1.25mg bisoprolol. Can I take up to 10 of these tablets in one day if needed or would that be overdosing?

Depends: The maximum daily dose is 20 mg (= 16 tablets of 1.25 mg) however the starting dose is 5 mg. The dose is limited by low blood pressure, slow heart rate, and (in susceptible patients) asthma. It's impossible to say if you (with your unique physiology) would overdose with a sudden dose of 12.5 mg (10 tablets). ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Zebeta (Definition)

Zebeta is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more