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Bisoprolol Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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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Beta-blocker: Bisoprolol is a medication in the beta-blocker class of blood pressure lowering drugs. In addition to treating hypertension, beta-blockers are also used to slow down a racing heart eg atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, etc. Beta-blockers are especially important for those with heart failure and/or have had a heart attack. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/bisoprolol. Html ...Read more
Bisoprolol has side: Effects that can seem like a panic attack. Stress over ses and/or condition being treated may trigger panic attack. Serious side effects require medical attention: slow, fast, or pounding heartbeats; chest pain, feeling like you might pass out; confusion, hallucinations; short of breath, even w/ mild exertion; numbness/tingling, or cold feeling in hands and feet. Seek help. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
You can, BUT: There may be additive, blood pressure-reducing effects when taking both these medications. Until you learn how the combination affects you, be cautious when getting up from a laying or sitting position. Report any symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, or tachycardia to your physician -- who should also be checking orthostatic blood pressures with you. ...Read more
Yes: Can be used, but may not be the ideal drug. Other beta-blockers are typically used first. ...Read more
Bisoprolol is a beta blocker that has been used for panic
disorder. Taken once daily it can prevent some of the symptoms of panic such as rapid heart beat, tremor and hyperventilation. Physicians usually start treatment for panic disorder with an SSRI type antidepressant +/-
a benzodiazepine. Bisoprolol can be used to augment these or in place of if the former are ineffective. See comments below ...Read more
Max is 20 mg/24 hr: Pl check with your physician before increasing dosage as it is supposed to be increased gradually. ...Read more
Bisoprolol 5mg or Propranolol 40mg which has the least side effects I am med sensitive for anxiety and mild bp drop?
Beta Blockers: Patients often react differently to different beta blockers. However, bisoprolol should be more selective and have less of an effect on the beta receptors in the lungs so if you have a choice and cost is not an issue, you might want to consider bisoprolol over propranolol. ...Read more
I am using bisoprolol 2.5 mg for palpitations for one month. Can I discontinue abruptly or should I taper off the dose?
Do not discontinue:
Please do not discontinue your bisoprolol without speaking to your health care provider. This could lead to serious heart problems. Discuss any issues or adverse effects you are having with your health care provider. You should be closely monitored by health care professionals if and when they decide to discontinue your medication or switch you to another medication. ...Read more
16 mths after MitralValveRepair bisoprolol 1.25mg when not on Betablockers suggestion of SVT in past 40yrs 2 times a yr last 5mins, ok to stop Beta?
Uncertain.: Both Bisoprolol and Propranolol are beta blockers, so it appears that two beta blockers are currently being used. It would be prudent to address this issue with a cardiologist who could take a good history, perform a careful physical exam, check ECG, blood tests and decide. If one is given a trial off beta blockers, a 24 Hr Holter test could be done 1 week later to assess ones cardiac rhythm. ...Read more
No: Bisoprolol, or other beta-blockers, are mainly used to lower blood pressure or treat certain kinds of heart disease. Because they can decrease symptoms of palpitations (heart racing or pounding) and tremors (shakiness), they are sometimes used to treat symptoms of hyperthyroidism. But bisoprolol and other beta-blockers have no direct effect on the thyroid or thyroid hormone levels. ...Read more
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