Bisoprolol fumarate is a drug that is used to prevent various heart diseases by lowering blood pressure. It belongs to the group of drugs called beta-blockers. High blood pressure is the major cause of strokes, kidney problems, and heart attacks.
All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.
Can I take Concor 2.5 mg to control the rise of BP during anxiety?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from high blood pressure for the last three years. During discomfort, the reading comes around 140-148/90-98 mmHg. In normal times, it is 120/80 mmHg. Presently, I have been taking Cilacar 10 in the morning after breakfast and Ecosprin AV 75 at night as suggested by my doct... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have hypertension (high blood pressure), which is out of control occasionally during episodes of anxiety. The baseline BP control is fine. I would suggest adding a new medicine, tablet Concor 2.5 mg (Bisoprolol) once daily at 8 AM. Consult your specialist doctor, di... Read Full »
Can Food Allergies Cause Palpitations? Taking Concor 5 For Heart Palpitations.
Query: Hello doctor, I had my first heart palpitations two years ago. One doctor prescribed me Ciplar LA 20 and Ecospirin 75 for three months. The doctor also suggested Dilzem or Flecarite on SOS basis. I got palpitation even after having the above medicines. Dilzem worked on as needed basis but since it w... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and intermittent ectopic. Food allergies will not cause this problem but if you take spicy food, have lack of sleep, mental or physical stress can aggravate the problem. Usually, these medicines have no or littl... Read Full »
No more painful bouts of AFib. Can this be due to the stopping of Bisoprolol?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 65-year-old male who has, until recently, been playing tennis regularly. I have been on beta blockers for about 15 years, first on 50 mg of Atenolol and then on 10 mg of Bisoprolol. They lowered my pulse rate to about 60 but then, about three years ago, I started to get AFib. Th... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications. Normally, your heart contracts and relaxes to a regular beat. In atrial fibrill... Read Full »
Is Zoloft used to reduce high blood pressure?
Query: Hello doctor, My 28 years old boyfriend went to a doctor, and he was told that he had high blood pressure. His blood pressure was 160/90 mmHg. He has never had high blood pressure before this but has had general anxiety daily for a long time. He did not want to take blood pressure medicine because ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern towards your boyfriend. Your boyfriend is having issues with high blood pressure because of sleep apnea. He is obese as his BMI (body mass index) is 33. Obesity can cause sleep apnea, while sleep apnea, in turn, leads to high blood p... Read Full »
My Mom is a CKD patient & having high Blood Pressure. Should I consult a doctor?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 33 year old male, and I am a software engineer. From the last 3 to 4 days I feel a bit tired and drowsy, and sometimes the back of my head pains. I measured my BP today with a digital meter at home, and it was 127/90 mmHg. I got a blood sugar test two months back, and it was 85. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand what you are going through, but there is no need to worry. Hypertension is very common these days, because of the prevalence of bad lifestyle, genetic predispositions, etc. In your case, your mom's history of CKD (chronic kidney disease) increases your c... Read Full »