Bipro

Bipro

bisoprolol

Manufacturer:

Fahrenheit
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Bisoprolol fumarate
Indications/Uses
HTN, as monotherapy or in combination w/ other antihypertensives.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily. Mild case: 1 tab daily, severe case: 2 tab daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Acute heart failure or during episodes of heart failure decompensation requiring IV inotropic therapy, cardiogenic shock, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block, sick sinus syndrome, SA block, bradycardia (<80 bpm), hypotension (systolic BP <100 mmHg), severe bronchial asthma or COPD, late stages of peripheral arterial occlusive disease, Raynaud's syndrome, untreated phaeochromocytoma, metabolic acidosis. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Bronchospasm, bronchial asthma, other chronic obstructive lung disease; concomitant treatment w/ inhalational anesth, DM w/ large fluctuations in blood glucose values, strict fasting, ongoing desensitization therapy, 1st degree AV block, Prinzmetal's angina, psoriasis; may mask symptoms of thyrotoxicosis & increase sensitivity to allergens & severity of anaphylactic reactions. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Feeling of coldness or numbness in the extremities; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation; tiredness, exhaustion, dizziness, headache; muscular weakness & cramps; AV stimulus disturbances, worsening of heart failure, orthostatic hypotension; sleep disturbances, depression; bronchospasm in patient w/ bronchial asthma or history of obstructive airways disease; nightmares, hallucination; hypersensitivity reactions; increased ALAT, ASAT, triglycerides; hepatitis, potency disorders; hearing impairment, allergic rhinitis, reduced tear flow; conjunctivitis; dyspnea, cardiomyopathy, tachycardia, viral infection, pneumonia, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Ca antagonist, clonidine, MAOIs (except MAO-B inhibitors), class I & III antiarrhythmics, parasympathomimetics, other β-blockers (including eye drops); insulin & oral antidiabetics, anesth agents, digitalis glycosides, prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors, ergotamine derivatives, sympathomimetics, TCA, barbiturates, phenothiazines, other antihypertensives, rifampicin.
MIMS Class
Beta-Blockers
ATC Classification
C07AB07 - bisoprolol ; Belongs to the class of selective beta-blocking agents. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Bipro film-coated tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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