Bisoprolol is a beta-blocker that effects heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).
Bisoprolol is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).
Bisoprolol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
If you need to have any type of surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using this medicine.
You should not use bisoprolol if you have a serious heart condition such as "AV block," severe heart failure, or slow heartbeats that have caused you to faint. Keep using bisoprolol as directed, even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use bisoprolol if you you are allergic to it, or if you have a serious heart condition such as:
severe heart failure; or
slow heartbeats that have caused you to faint.
To make sure bisoprolol is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
congestive heart failure or other heart problems;
coronary artery disease (hardened arteries);
circulation problems (such as Raynaud's syndrome);
asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or other breathing disorder;
diabetes (taking bisoprolol can make it harder for you to tell when you have low blood sugar);
liver or kidney disease;
a thyroid disorder; or
a history of allergies.
It is not known whether bisoprolol is harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.It is not known whether bisoprolol passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Bisoprolol is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.
Source : Drugs.com