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Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Shrrishti Healthcare
Medicine composition: Bisoprolol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 07, 2019

Known to be a cardio-selective β1 adrenergic agent, Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet blocks the action of a few naturally occurring chemicals in the body. It helps in controlling the health conditions like hypertension and angina.

It also helps in the prevention of heart failure and myocardial infarction (MI). The drug should only be taken as per the prescribed dose. It has certain side effects that a patient should be aware of.

This medicine is meant for oral consumption and its dosage may vary from 5 mg to 10 mg and 20 mg in some cases. Patients should inform their doctor about the medication that they are currently taking. This is primarily because some medicines, like that of diabetes interfere with the action of this medication.

Patients should also mention if they suffer from any other health issues like kidney or liver problems, slow heartbeat, diabetes, thyroid, asthma or hardened arteries as consumption of the drug may lead to severe complications in such cases.

It is not recommended for expecting or breastfeeding mothers too. If a patient is taking this medicine, he should avoid driving or drive very carefully as the drug can cause confusion and dizzy spells. Fast movement should also be avoided as it can cause dizziness.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Endocrinologist before using this medicine.

This medicine is prescribed for treating the following conditions:

  • Hypertension

    This medication is used in the treatment of Hypertension which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.
  • Angina Pectoris

  • Heart Failure

  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known history of allergy to this medication or any other medicines belonging to the group Beta Blockers.
  • Cardiogenic Shock

    This medication is not recommended in the patients suffering from cardiogenic shock.
  • Heart Block Greater Than First Degree

    This medication is not recommended in the patients having a heart block greater than first degree.
  • Sinus Bradycardia

    This medication is not recommended in the patients suffering from Bradycardia.
  • Pheochromocytoma

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 4 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    If you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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This medicine blocks beta receptors sites in the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. This results in inhibition of epinephrine resulting in relaxed blood vessels, thus the pressure is lowered and blood flow to the heart is improved.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Asthma

    This medication should not be used in patients suffering from bronchial asthma or any other lung disease. Inform the doctor if you had any history of lung diseases or a family history of lung disease. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Bradyarrhythmia/Av Block

    This medication or other beta-blockers are not recommended in the patients with Sinus Bradyarrhythmia or heart block greater than the first degree. Inform the doctor if you have any heart diseases or family history of heart diseases. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Glaucoma

    This medication should be administered with caution in a patients suffering from Glaucoma. It may further lower the pressure in the eye.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine, especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Alprazolam

    You may experience hypotensive effects like dizziness, lightheadedness if these medicines are used together. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

    Theophylline

    Simultaneous use of these medicines is not recommended as it increases the effect of theophylline. Symptoms of nausea or vomiting, tremors, restlessness should be reported to the doctor. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

    Calcium channel blockers

    Use of this medication with calcium channel blockers like Diltiazem, Verapamil may increase the risk of side effects. Symptoms like fatigue, headache, fainting, an increase in weight and chest pain should be reported to the doctor. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

Ques: What is Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is a cardio-selective B1 adrenergic agent, Bisoprolol blocks the action of a few naturally occurring chemicals in the body, thus helping in the control of health conditions like hypertension and angina.

Ques: How long do I need to use Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Bisbeta 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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