Bisoprolol is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure(hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidneyproblems.
This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers. It works by blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body such as epinephrine on the heart and bloodvessels. This effect lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
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Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually once a day or as directed by your doctor.
Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
For the treatment of high blood pressure, it may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this drug. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase).