What is this medicine used for?
- Essential hypertension
- Coronary heart disease (angina pectoris)
- Treatment of stable chronic heart failure
How much and how often should you use this medicine?
Essential Hypertension: The recommended dose is 5 mg once daily. In milder forms of hypertension, treatment with 2.5 mg once daily maybe sufficient. The maximum recommended dose is 20 mg once daily.
Coronary heart disease (angina pectoris): the recommended dose is 5 mg once daily. The maximum recommended dose is 20 mg once daily
- The dosage should be determined on an individual basis in each case, particularly depending on the pulse rate and the success of treatment.
- There is no pediatric experience with bisoprolol, therefore, its use cannot be recommended for children
- The film-coated tablets are to be taken unchewed together with sufficient liquid, preferably on an empty stomach in the morning or together with breakfast
- Hypersensitivity to bisoprolol or any other ingredient in the product
- Diagnosed with acute heart failure, sick sinus syndrome severe bronchial asthma or severe obstructive pulmonary disease
- Experiencing low blood pressure and slow heart rate
- Felodipine, Amlodipine: increased risk of severe blood pressure lowering
- NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Mefenamic acid): reduced blood lowering effects of bisoprolol
- Mefloquine: increased risk of having a slow heart rate
- Pregnancu: harmful effects to the fetus
- Bisoprolol fumarate 5 mg Film-Coated Tablet – Box of 100’s (in alu-alu blister foil by 10’s)
- Bisoprolol fumarate 10 mg Film-Coated Tablet – Box of 100’s (in alu-alu blister foil by 10’s)