What is bisoprolol used for?

Bisoprolol: medicine to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) – NHS.

What is the mechanism of action of bisoprolol?

Bisoprolol reduces cardiac workload by decreasing contractility and the need for oxygen through competitive inhibition of β1-adrenergic receptors. Bisoprolol is also thought to reduce the output of renin in the kidneys, which normally increases blood pressure.

Are bisoprolol and bisoprolol fumarate the same?

Lowering high blood pressure is important in helping to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. The brand-name version of Bisoprolol Fumarate is Zebeta.

What are the contraindications of bisoprolol?

Who should not take BISOPROLOL FUMARATE?

  • pheochromocytoma.
  • diabetes.
  • depression.
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder.
  • complete heart block.
  • second degree atrioventricular heart block.
  • sinus bradycardia.
  • sudden and serious symptoms of heart failure called acute decompensated heart failure.

Is bisoprolol good for your heart?

Upsides. Bisoprolol causes a reduction in heart rate both at rest and during exercise. Bisoprolol also lowers blood pressure and is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). Bisoprolol may be used alone or in addition to other antihypertensives.

What are side effects of bisoprolol?

Side Effects

  • Body aches or pain.
  • chest pain.
  • difficult or labored breathing.
  • ear congestion.
  • loss of voice.
  • nasal congestion.
  • pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones.
  • shortness of breath or troubled breathing.

Is bisoprolol a good blood pressure medication?

Bisoprolol is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.

What are the most common side effects of bisoprolol?

The more common side effects of bisoprolol oral tablet include:

  • slower heart rate.
  • diarrhea.
  • weakness.
  • tiredness.
  • dizziness.
  • anxiety.
  • changes in sex drive or performance.
  • nausea.